Building Better Mode Shift Programs: Now With Science

June 18, 2019

My team (Alta’s unique Programs Team) exists to help people walk, bike, and take transit more often. More specifically, we help public agencies design, run, and evaluate behavior change campaigns. If you were asked to design a campaign like this, what would you do? You might tell people about the health benefits of walking and […]

3 Things You Need to Know About Bike-Transit Integration

May 8, 2019

By: Matt Pinder, Senior Designer, EIT, Alta Planning + Design A commuter rail system is only as good as its ability to get people to and from stops and stations, known as the first- and last-mile (FMLM), yet far too often we take this critical aspect of the system for granted. Heavy reliance on car […]

Bike to Ride! Recognized for Outstanding Planning and Analysis

March 12, 2019

Our Atlanta office was busy over the weekend! Senior Planner Kat Maines attended the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Georgia Chapter’s Awards Gala, to receive an Honor Award in the Planning and Analysis category. Alta worked with the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) to develop Bike to Ride: An Idea Book of Regional Strategies for […]