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Benefits of Greenways in the Triangle Region of North Carolina

The East Coast Greenway in the Triangle connects communities in four counties, serving as a nearly 70-mile trail “spine” that links to many  other trail systems throughout the region. This report contains an analysis of the estimated quantified benefits resulting from implementation of the East Coast Greenway in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina. In total, […]

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Measures for Success: New Tools for Shaping Transportation Behavior

In partnership with TransitCenter, Alta completed a research project to develop evaluation tools for Transportation Demand Management (TDM) campaigns that would tell more complete stories about the impact they have on communities. Focusing on SmartTrips/individualized marketing campaigns, but relevant to any specific TDM campaign, the report outlines a range of tools and methodologies that can […]

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White Center Traffic Garden

Alta Planning + Design provided pro bono design services for two traffic gardens for Cascade Bicycle Club’s Major Taylor Project. The Major Taylor Project provides a year-round youth development cycling program focused on introducing youth from diverse communities to bicycling, healthy living, bicycle maintenance, road safety awareness and the importance of working toward individual goals. Inspired by […]

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Electric Bicycle Share Feasibility Study

Bicycle sharing programs are becoming a major part of the urban transportation fabric in cities worldwide. Funded by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), the purpose of this study is to develop a concept for an electric bicycle share program that can overcome some of the limitations of traditional, stationbased bicycle share programs.

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Designed to Move: Active Cities Report

A guide for City Leaders A blueprint for leaders to transform any city into an active city. The Active Cities Report includes practical guidance, sample metrics, and inspirational examples – as well as a summary of the evidence that proves an active city is a competitive city.

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Oregon Safe Routes to School 2015 Annual Snapshot Report

Alta provided pro bono assistance to the Oregon SRTS Network’s Leadership Committee to collect data and design this first-ever statewide snapshot report. The Committee will use the document to promote our work with community partners and elected officials alike, and to help coordinate SRTS efforts around the state. Download the Document Here

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Minneapolis Bicycle Benefits Assessment

In 2015, the City of Minneapolis updated its Bicycle Master Plan with a list of 55 prioritized miles of potential protected bikeways. This short brief by Alta Planning + Design quantifies the potential benefit of doubling the commute modeshare in the City of Minneapolis. Minneapolis Benefits Assessment Brief 2015  

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