Platinum Bicycle Friendly Business

Alta Planning + Design reflects its mission in its day-to-day practice, and has been recognized by the League of American Bicyclists with the greatest honor – Platinum level Bicycle Friendly Business.

We celebrate our clients and partners whose hard work and dedication to creating active communities has been recognized by the following awards.

  • Association of Pedestrian & Bicycle Professionals, Lifetime Achievement Award 2014 – Jeff Olson

  • Association of Pedestrian & Bicycle Professionals, Bike/Ped Professional of the Year 2007 – Mia Birk

  • Davidson Walks & Rolls: Active Transportation Master Plan

APA North Carolina – 2014 Marvin Collins Outstanding Planning Award (Small Community)

  • WalkBikeNC – North Carolina Statewide Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan

APA North Carolina – 2014 Comprehensive Planning Award (Honorable Mention)

  • CoGo Bike Share, Columbus, OH

Ohio Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects – Ohio Landscape Architecture Award 2014

  • SANBAG Improving Access to Transit for Cyclists & Pedestrians in San Bernardino Valley, California

APA – 2014 National Planning Achievement Award for Transportation Planning

  • SeaTac Safe and Complete Streets Plan, Washington

APA Washington – 2013 Transportation Planning Award

  • Woonsocket Main Street Livability Plan, Rhode Island

APA Rhode Island – 2013 Outstanding Neighborhood Planning

Grow Smart Rhode Island – 2013 Outstanding Smart Growth Policies and Plans

  • University of Washington, Burke Gilman Trail Concept Plan, Seattle, Washington

ASLA Oregon – 2013 Award of Merit

  • Brandon Downtown Master Plan, Mississippi

APA Mississippi – 2013 Outstanding Planning Project Award

  • Lewis and Clark Multi-Use Trail Study, IA

APA Iowa – 2013 Transportation Planning Award

  • Red Rock Ridge and Valley Trail System Master Plan, Birmingham/Jefferson County, Alabama

ASLA Alabama Chapter – 2013 Honor Award

  • Emeryville, Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan, California

APA California Northern Chapter, 2013 Focused Issue – Award of Excellence

  • Lower Savannah Regional Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan, Georgia

NADO 2013 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award

  • Chicago Streets for Cycling Plan 2020, Illinois

2012 Best Transportation Projects in the US, Sierra Club
2013 WTS-Chicago, Innovative Transportation Solutions Award

  • Uptown West Master Plan, Memphis, Tennessee

2012 Outstanding Planning Award for a Large Community, Tennessee Chapter of the APA

  • Beacon Hill Family Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, Washington

2012 VISION 2040 Award

  • Riding to 2050: San Diego Regional Bike Plan, California

2012 Outstanding Planning Award, Comprehensive Planning for a Large Jurisdiction, San Diego APA

  • South Bay Bicycle Master Plan, South Bay, California

2013 SCAG Compass Blueprint Recognition Award
2012 Focused Issue Planning Award, Los Angeles Chapter of the APA
2012 Award of Merit for Grassroots Initiative Award, California State Chapter of the APA

  • City of Raleigh 2030 Comprehensive Plan (Alta/Greenways as a sub to HNTB), North Carolina

2011 North Carolina Marvin Collins Planning Award: Outstanding Planning Award for Comprehensive Planning in a Large Community

  • Greenville MPO Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, North Carolina

2012 Marvin Collins Outstanding Planning Award, NC APA

  • Des Moines Bicycle and Trail Master Plan, Iowa

2012 APA Iowa Award for Transportation Planning

  • Tacoma Strategic Mobility Master Plan, Washington

2011 VISION 2040 Award, Puget Sound Regional Council
2011 Pierce County Trail Leadership Award for the Mobility Master Plan, ForeverGreen Council

  • Ballona Creek Greenway Plan, California

2011 Westside Urban Forum Design Award

  • City of Kansas City Trails Plan, Missouri

2009 Outstanding Plan Award, Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association; Planning and Analysis Award from American Society of Landscape Architects – Prairie Gateway Chapter

  • WalkBikeMarin Education and Encouragement Programs, California

2010 Exemplary Human Environment Initiatives (EHEI) Award in Education and Training Programs, FHWA

  • Naugatuck Greenway / Waterbury Greenway Routing & Feasibility Study, Connecticut

100 most promising projects designed to protect special places and increase access to the outdoors, selected by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
2010 Public Service Award, Connecticut Chapter of the American Planning Association