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  • News + Events

    • ALTA INNOVATION SERIES WEBINAR REGISTRATION: Oct 25th – Making New Mobility Work for Your Community: Equity, Access, Safety, and Street Design

      Mobility is undergoing multiple dramatic shifts. Cities, regions, and states are responding with a range of policy, planning, and design strategies. Join Alta’s New Mobility Read More

    • ALTA INNOVATION SERIES WEBINAR: Sept 20th – The Rise of Micro-mobility: Responding to Dockless and Shared Mobility

      The newest trends in mobility are small, cheap, nimble, and shared.  What does the rise of micro-mobility mean for your community? Dockless bike share and Read More

    • American Planning Association California Chapter 2018 Public Outreach Award of Excellence

      American Planning Association California Chapter 2018 Public Outreach Award of Excellence The SCAG Go Human Tactical Urbanism Events project has been awarded the 2018 Public Outreach Read More

    • Find us at Walk/Bike/Places 2018!

      Alta Planning + Design is excited to return to Walk/Bike/Places, hosted by the Project for Public Spaces this year in New Orleans from September 16-19. Walk/Bike/Places is Read More

    • WEBINAR: Complete Streets in Suburban and Rural Communities 8/21

      WEBINAR: Complete Streets in Suburban and Rural Communities Southern California Council of Governments (SCAG) is hosting a webinar titled “Complete Streets in Suburban and Rural Read More

    Thought Leadership + Resources

    • The Rise of Micro-Mobility

      The newest trends in mobility are small, cheap, nimble, and shared. What does the rise of micro-mobility mean for your community? Dockless bike share Read More

    • Evaluating the Economic Impact of Shared Use Paths in North Carolina

      Alta Planning + Design worked with the Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) from 2015-2018 to analyze four major shared use paths across North Carolina. Read More

    • FHWA Measuring Multimodal Network Connectivity

      The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has released the Measuring Multimodal Network Connectivity guide. The Guidebook focuses on multimodal network connectivity and provides information on incorporating Read More

    • Behavioral Insights to Transportation Demand Management

      Alta partnered with Behavioural Insights Team on a TransLink Behavioural Insights Guidance Study to apply findings from behavioral economics research to the challenge of increasing Read More

    • Benefits of Greenways in the Triangle Region of North Carolina

      The East Coast Greenway in the Triangle connects communities in four counties, serving as a nearly 70-mile trail “spine” that links to many  other trail Read More

    Alta creates active communities where bicycling and walking are safe, healthy, fun, and normal daily activities.

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