2014 News + Events
Nov 17

Tom Tavella, National Design Leader, Joins Alta Planning + Design

Alta is pleased to announce that Tom Tavella, Immediate Past President of the American Society for Landscape Architects, has joined Alta Planning + Design. Tom is a national leader in landscape architecture, and brings more than 26 years of experience to Alta, with a diverse portfolio of award-winning projects across the US. He takes pride in […]

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Oct 13

Alta celebrates the launch of Pronto Cycle Share in Seattle!

Pronto Cycle Share, Seattle’s first-ever bike share system, is officially open to the public today, bringing 500 bikes and 50 stations to neighborhoods across the city. The system launched following this morning’s inaugural ride and press conference hosted by Pronto, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, sponsors and other key supporters. Alta Planning + Design is proud […]

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Oct 9

Charlotte NC NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide Workshop

The City of Charlotte, in partnership with the Knight Foundation and NACTO, are offering a full-day workshop focusing on innovative bikeway design. Registration closes on Friday, October 3, 2014 so sign up now!  http://ow.ly/CadEf  Learn how to tailor the most appropriate treatments for your community from the six sections in this revolutionary design guide: Cycle Tracks Intersection Treatments Signals Bicycle […]

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Oct 30

IBPI: Trail Design, 1.5-Day Workshop

Portland State University’s IBPI program is excited to announce an upcoming professional development workshop with an exclusive focus on designing bicycle and pedestrian multi-use trails. Taught by designers from Alta Planning + Design, this is a highly interactive course that includes classroom presentations and field tours of some of the biggest trail challenges and best […]

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Oct 6

Toronto Centre for Active Transportation – Complete Streets Forum

Join Alta on October 6th for the Toronto Complete Streets Forum, an influential event that brings together hundreds of professionals, decision-makers and community members. Alta Principal, Gavin Davidson, will be presenting at 3:15 pm “How Canadian Design Guidance is Rapidly Evolving to Integrate Best Practices in Complete Streets Design.” Learn more here: http://tcat.ca/node/2328 Urban form in Canadian […]

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Sep 9

Jeff Olson Receives APBP Lifetime Achievement Award

Jeff Olson, leader in the active transportation movement for more than 30 years, has been given this industry’s top honor: the 2014 Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) Lifetime Achievement Award.  APBP Executive Director Kit Keller presented the award at the APBP Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh on September 9, 2014, held in conjunction with the international […]

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