2017 News + Events
Sep 5

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 region. Alta staff will be participating in and hosting a number of sessions and events, including: Welcome and Keynote – Greenways: Past, Present, and Future Chuck Flink, FASLA, PLA, Senior Advisor, […]

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Aug 9

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 security and safety perceptions through environmental design. Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is a proactive crime prevention technique in which the proper design and effective use of the built […]

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Aug 7

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 the public. Alta staff will be participating in a number of sessions, including: 1. Stressed Out: Planning Better Bike Networks from the User’s Point of View, Mercury & Jupiter Rooms Panelists […]

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Jul 27

Creating Great Communities Through Transportation; Not Transportation Through Communities

ITE Learning Hub: Creating Great Communities through Transportation; Not Transportation through Communities This webinar series is intended to demonstrate a more inclusive and collaborative dialogue between transportation professionals, other professions, and the community that they are serving. The series will provide a framework for a new way of thinking—a new vision for transportation professionals to […]

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Jul 21

New Mobility Group: Managing Change in Our Cities

New Mobility Group: Managing Change in Our Cities In a world of fast-changing technology, Alta continues to lead the way in building active, healthy, and connected communities. Alta has formed the New Mobility Group in response to the ever-evolving field of transportation, including autonomous vehicles, shared use mobility, and new opportunities for placemaking with expanded mobility options. New Mobility is […]

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Jun 13

Webinar June 15, 2017: Using Pop-Ups to Promote Safe Routes to School

Where the Duct Tape Meets the Road: Using Pop-Ups to Promote Safe Routes to School Pop-up Safe Routes to School projects are temporary installations that show the potential traffic safety improvements projects like crosswalks, curb extensions, and roundabouts have to make it easier, safer, and more appealing for kids to walk and bike to school. […]

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Jun 8

White Paper: Preparing for New Mobility

Preparing for New Mobility: Writing Effective Resolutions Communities of all sizes realize disruptive transportation technology is not coming—it is here. Communities can prepare now to harness the benefits of technology while limiting risks. Alta’s new resource, Preparing for New Mobility: Writing Effective Resolutions, is intended to help communities of all sizes prepare for technology such […]

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May 22

Velo-City 2017, The Netherlands, June 13-16

  Alta Planning + Design is proud to be part of the 2017  Velo-City conference, held in Arnhem-Nijmegen from June 13-16. Find us at Booth S13 to meet some of our AltaGO-Europe partners. Our Sessions: Quality Standards – The role of cycle friendly benchmarks in advocacy Tuesday, June 13 15:30-16:30 Quality standards play an interesting […]

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May 15

Global Grid list of Top 20 Active Transportation Websites

Alta Planning + Design makes Global Grid’s inaugural ranking of Top 20 Active Transportation Websites The Global Grid announced the release of its inaugural ranking of Top 20 Active Transportation Websites during National Bike Month. These websites are the most useful online resources for those in active transportation; walking, biking, bus, or rail-related professions. 1. […]

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