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" I approach every active transportation project I work on as if it has the potential to improve the quality of life for families, neighborhoods and entire cities. Through well-designed complete streets, bikeways, greenways, and safe routes to school, we can free parents and children of the worries about the perils of getting where we need to go and liberate ourselves to concentrate on whom we’re with and the pleasures of our surroundings. The results of a concerted team effort on the part of governments, transportation thinkers and designers, businesses, activists and individuals cannot be overstated: personal and broad public health…"

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  • News + Events

    • NACTO Designing Cities Conference 2017

      NACTO Designing Cities 2017: Chicago Learn from national leader and Alta Principal Joe Gilpin (contributor to the original NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide) and Tim Read More

    • California Bicycle Summit 2017

      The 2017 California Bicycle Summit is one of the nation’s leading bicycle-related conferences. As one of the state’s most important bicycle events, the California Bicycle Read More

    • Southeast Greenways and Trails Summit

        Sponsored by East Coast Greenways, the first Southeast Greenways & Trails Summit takes place in Durham, NC,  at the heart of the flourishing Triangle Read More

    • American Trails Webinar: Reducing Crime One Trail at a Time

      Reducing Crime One Trail at a Time American Trails will present this Webinar on August 31, 2017. This webinar will explore methods to enhancing trail Read More

    • Silicon Valley Bike Summit

        The 7th Annual Silicon Valley Bike Summit is the region’s largest gathering of active transportation leaders and organizers from government, law enforcement, non-profit, and Read More

    Thought Leadership + Resources

    • 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

    • Advisory Bike Lanes in North America

      White Paper: Advisory Bike Lanes in North America Despite being used successfully for decades in Europe, Advisory Bike Lanes (also known as advisory shoulders), are Read More

    • Measures for Success: New Tools for Shaping Transportation Behavior

      In partnership with TransitCenter, Alta completed a research project to develop evaluation tools for Transportation Demand Management (TDM) campaigns that would tell more complete stories Read More

    • Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks – Case Studies: Lessons Learned

      Since the release of the Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks Guide, many stakeholders have turned their attention toward implementation. How has it worked for Read More

    • Advancing the Intersection of Health, Equity, and Transportation

      This webinar introduces available health data that can be useful in decision-making and prioritization and provides case studies of successful efforts to integrate health and Read More

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