The View from the Saddle — Bike Touring Through SE Asia

This figure illustrates that Thailand has the highest traffic fatality rates in Southeast Asia and is also among the highest in the world. Blog 1 of 3 —Reflections on Bike Safety by: Sam Corbett, Principal, Alta Planning + Design Between March and June, 2018, my wife and I bicycled nearly 5,000 kilometers riding through 6 countries […]

Motorcycle Capacity on Streets in Motorcycle Dependent Cities

by: Fred Young, Principal, AltaGO I know what you are thinking: “wait a minute, I thought Alta focused on active mobility. Why am I reading a blog post about motorcycles?” Yes, Alta’s mission is to create active communities, but in order to make streets safe for walking and bicycling, it is essential to understand the […]

Active Mobility and Transit Centers in Singapore

by: Fred Young, Principal, AltaGO Before I visited Singapore, people told me that there is no way anyone rides a bicycle there. They used the rationale of the climate being too unpleasant. I went with an open mind and was astonished by what I found — yes, the climate does not suggest undertaking any unnecessary physical activity, […]