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Alta Planning + Design creates active communities where bicycling and walking are safe, healthy, fun, and normal daily activities.

Alta's Services

  • Planning

    Developing implementable plans for your active community

  • Design and Engineering

    Leading innovative bikeway and pedestrian facility design and construction

  • Complete Streets

    Safe, accessible, and green streets for all users

  • Greenways

    Creating trails, parks, and green spaces for recreation and transportation

  • Education and Encouragement

    Reaching people, transforming behavior

  • Bike Share

    Determining how bike share can work in your community

Our People Make the Difference

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" I realized early in life that I would not feel complete unless I was attempting to contribute to my community's greater good. I believe that urban planning has an amazing potential to achieve this goal by creating equitable and healthy places that have enormous impact on one's daily experience. By joining this field, I promise to never rest until non-motorized transport modes are celebrated practices that improve quality of life and economic vitality.…"

  • Latest Tweets

    1st-ever Illinois Bike Plan is out! We had a great time working all over the state to make it happen! bit.ly/1kFqbXv

    REMINDER: After the Oregon Active Trans Summit meet up at the Pecha Kucha/Dance Party! Next Monday, 7pm, Lotus Room. ow.ly/vzzeb

  • News + Events

    • Seattle Bicycle Master Plan Update Unanimously Approved

      While many people in Seattle currently ride bicycles, the Seattle Bicycle Master Plan Update aspires to encourage and accommodate even more people to ride a Read More

    • Illinois Bike Transportation Plan Released

      The first-ever Illinois Bike Plan has been released! This is the first state-wide bicycle plan in Illinois history and provides the Department with policies, best Read More

    • Join us April 25th for the Utah Bike Summit

      Alta is a proud sponsor of the Utah Bike Summit. The Sixth Annual Utah Bike Summit brings together bicycle users, bicycle and trail advocates, representatives Read More

    • See you 4/11-4/12 at the Georgia Trails Conference!

      Planners Oliver Seabolt and Brad Davis will be speaking – see you there! http://georgiatrailsummit.com/ Read More

    Thought Leadership + Resources

    • Cycle Tracks: Lessons Learned, 2009

      Alta's Cycle Tracks: Lessons Learned document describes the lessons learned from the European experience with cycle tracks, including implementation, safety concerns and design features of Read More

    • Creating Walkable + Bikeable Communities: A user guide to developing pedestrian and bicycle master plans (2012, Alta, PSU/IBPI, Collin Roughton)

      This guidebook is intended to serve as a guide for planners, engineers and elected officials who will be producing a new or updated bicycle and/or Read More

    • FHWA Rails-with-Trails: Lessons Learned

      This report offers conclusions about the lessons learned in the development, construction, and operation of "rails-with-trails" so that railroad companies, trail developers, and others can Read More

    • NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide

      The purpose of the NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide (part of the Cities for Cycling initiative) is to provide cities with state-of-the-practice solutions that can Read More

    • TRB 2014, Chicago Make Way for Play Infographic Poster

      The Make Way for Play Guide was developed to help provide all Chicagoans with safe and convenient opportunities for active transportation and recreation. Read More

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