2018 News + Events
Jul 9

Alta to lead CITE Complete Streets Trainings

Alta to lead CITE Complete Streets Trainings The Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers (CITE) is hosting Complete Streets Training workshops led by Alta Planning + Design across Canada in 2018 and early 2019. The first one will take place in Surrey, BC on Wednesday, July 25th. The focus for these full day training interactive sessions […]

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Jun 13

Transportation Research and Education Center Workshop: Integrating Universal Access and Equity into Pedestrian Planning and Design

  Transportation Research and Education Center Workshop: Integrating Universal Access and Equity into Pedestrian Planning and Design The Transportation Research and Education Center at Portland State University (TREC) is hosting a two-day academy of transportation-focused workshops, Transportation & Communities 2018, September 13-14, 2018 in Portland, OR. As a part of this academy, Alta will be partnering […]

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Jun 13

BUILD Grants Webinar with East Coast Greenway

  BUILD Grants Webinar with East Coast Greenway Summer 2018 is a moment of opportunity for greenways to take a significant leap forward. The federal TIGER program (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery), now re-branded as BUILD (Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development), tripled to $1.5 billion this year. These funds can spur construction of many […]

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Jun 7

2018 TrailNation Summit: Disruption, Mobility and the Built Environment

The 2018 Trail Nation Summit hosted by the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy brought together hand-picked industry leaders from across the country to harness the energy and the knowledge that is fueling the national movement to connect communities and regions by trails. Alta Planning + Design attended the summit in Milwaukee, WI June 5-7, 2018. Alta’s Heather Deutsch, Senior […]

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May 16

The 26th Annual Congress for New Urbanism

Alta Planning + Design is attending the annual Congress for the New Urbanism, now in its twenty-sixth year, in Savannah, GA May 16-18, 2018. It is the premiere national event on building better places. Each year, nearly 1,500 attendees convene to hear from speakers, participate in workshops, collaborate on projects, and learn new strategies from leaders […]

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May 10

Alta Los Angeles and San Jose Offices Receive Bicycle Friendly Business Status

Alta Los Angeles and San Jose Offices Receive Bicycle Friendly Business Status Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized Alta Planning + Design’s Los Angeles office with Gold Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB℠) designation and the San Jose Office with Silver Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB℠) designation. Alta’s Los Angeles and San Jose offices joins a cutting-edge group […]

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May 7

Ontario Traffic Council Annual Conference

Alta Planning + Design is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Ontario Traffic Council Annual Conference in Kingston, ON May 6-8, 2018. This conference will bring together colleagues from across the province to share ideas, see the latest in technology and to hear from industry experts on topics including Prioritizing Capital Projects, Site Selection & Automated […]

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May 7

“Best-Case Scenario Planning” in Planning Magazine

Lisa Nisenson, New Mobility Technical Advisor with Alta Planning + Design, contributed to the May 2018 Special Transportation Issue of Planning Magazine published by the American Planning Association. The article titled “Best-Case Scenario Planning” provides strategies for incorporating tomorrow’s transportation into today’s plans. Rather than extrapolating from the past to predict the future, scenario planning […]

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May 2

Alta on Team Selected by Chouteau Greenway Design Competition

  Alta on Team Selected by Chouteau Greenway Design Competition St. Louis, MO – May 2, 2018 – Alta Planning + Design is on the team led by Stoss Landscape Urbanism selected by the Chouteau Greenway Design Competition partners and jury to refine their conceptual plans for a new greenway to connect Forest Park and the Gateway Arch. […]

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May 1

Alta Celebrates Bike Month 2018

May is National Bike Month, hosted by the League of American Bicyclists. Bike Month celebrates the many benefits of bicycling with events and programs. Highlights include Bike to Work Week, Bike to Work Day, Bike to School Day, and CycloFemme. As North America’s leading active transportation planning and design firm, Alta is proud to have […]

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