We are helping to move projects forward now, with an eye toward the changes that will come in the post-pandemic world. Alta has a long-standing dedication to expanding mobility choices, creating active communities, and advancing climate resilience. It is through that lens that we will seek out and share lessons we are learning as communities adapt to today's realities while preparing for a new and different future. Follow these stories here. We understand the importance of this moment, as we collectively set the stage for what we want our world to be when we return to a new normal.
Alta is committed to challenging systemic racism. We, like many others, could not remain silent. This moment has prompted us to clarify our commitment to advance racial justice, and what it means for us and our work.Read More
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Educating and training are important elements of creating bikable and walkable communities.Read More
Alta’s mission is to create active and healthy communities, and it is our responsibility to help lead the way forward. Here are our core concepts for making transformative investments in active transportation.Read More
" Since I was a kid I have always been fascinated with cities and how they look and feel. Growing up in several different states and cities afforded me the opportunity to see how streets influence the feeling of "place". I always knew I wanted to be able to influence cities and people's daily experiences and I'm excited to be able to do that work at Alta. …"
Join Alta Vice President Joe Gilpin and Senior Designer Matt Pinder for our next Alta Innovation Series presentation on “Corner Design for All Users.” Mark Read More
Walk/Bike/Places is the premier conference in North America for walking, bicycling, and placemaking professionals from the public and private sectors. Produced by Project for Public Read More
Join us on Wednesday, August 19 for APBP‘s Professional Development Webinar Series. These one-hour webinars provide concise, thorough information on state-of-the-art topics. An unlimited number Read More
American Trails brings agencies, trailbuilders, advocates, and volunteers the latest in state-of-the-art information on all aspects of trails and greenways. Alta is looking forward to Read More
Save the date! Join Alta’s Kate Whitfield, P.Eng., MCIP, RPP and Jessica Roberts for a conversation about change in travel behaviors in response to the pandemic, and how we Read More
Historically, intersections have been designed to facilitate easy turning by infrequent design vehicles. This approach has resulted in countless intersections that are much larger than they need Read More
Change has always been constant, but the current pace of technological innovation is especially profound. We are experiencing the compounding influence of multiple converging trends Read More
Alta is working with the Portland Bureau of Transportation to develop a Kit of Parts for mobility hubs that will guide mobility hub planning and Read More
Traditionally, transportation systems have been designed for motorized vehicles to move people, goods and services efficiently. Excluding more active and sustainable modes of travel from Read More
This report seeks to answer the question: How do you design print materials that are accessible and inclusive for the widest possibly array of people? Read More