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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 practically lived on my bicycle as a kid, a habit that continued through my 20s and 30s. Now I live in a rural area where bike commuting is challenging and I’m forced to rely on my car more than I ever have before, so I’m inspired to support the bicycling and walking communities in other ways. I see so much that can be done to encourage people to use alternative modes of transportation – and to reduce their impact on the earth, too. There’s no more pressing issue than reducing every human’s carbon footprint, whether it’s by bicycling instead…"

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    Thanks to all who made the IL Bike Summit a success and stopped by to talk to us- we look forward to working together soon!

    How does your state stack up on bicycling and walking? Read 's 2014 Benchmarking Report, released today!

  • News + Events

    • 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! 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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