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" I grew up in the Northeast in an area where driving a car was pretty much a necessity to get anywhere. Since moving to Portland, I've been amazed at just how easy it is to get around by bike and public transportation. I'm proud to be joining a company that plays a large part making that happen. I'm excited to help other communities around the country better integrate physical activity into their daily lives.…"

News + Events

  • Find us at the 2019 SRTS National Conference!

    The 2019 Safe Routes to School National Conference will be held at the Hilton Tampa Downtown from November 12-14, 2019. Be sure to save the Read More

  • Find us at the NACTO Designing Cities Conference!

    The NACTO Designing Cities Conference brings together 900 officials, planners, and practitioners to advance the state of transportation in cities. Save the date for Toronto: Read More

  • Deadline Extended! Future of Mobility Workshop Assistance Applications

      Alta Planning + Design is excited to announce our first Future of Mobility Workshop Assistance Program. Across the country, Alta is leading discussions about Read More

  • Find us at the 2019 ACT International Conference!

    ACT’s International Conference is one of the largest gatherings of TDM professionals in the country. Attracting over 550 attendees from across the United States, Canada, Read More

  • Find us at the 2019 APBP Conference!

    2019 APBP Conference The 2019 Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals Conference will be held in Portland, OR from Sunday, August 25 through Wednesday, August Read More

Thought Leadership + Resources

  • NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide: Don’t Give Up at the Intersection

    Don’t Give Up at the Intersection expands the NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide, adding detailed guidance on intersection design treatments that reduce vehicle-bike and vehicle-pedestrian conflicts. This Read More

  • National Center for Mobility Management

    Mobility management is an approach to designing and delivering transportation services that starts and ends with the customer. It begins with a community vision in Read More

  • TRB Forum on Preparing for Automated Vehicles and Shared Mobility

    The TRB Forum on Autonomous Vehicles and Shared Mobility released this white paper, discussing the opportunities and challenges, and the complexities and uncertainties of new Read More

  • White Paper: Promoting Active Transportation Safety in Preparation for Autonomous Vehicles

    Autonomous vehicle (AV) technology is advancing and moving closer to public adoption. The technology brings opportunities and concerns for safeguarding the safety and comfort of Read More

  • Making New Mobility Work for Your Community – Alta Webinar

    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