2014 News + Events
Sep 9

Sept 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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Aug 6

Sept 8: NACTO Guide Workshop – Designing Urban Bikeways

Attending Pro Walk/Pro Bike in Pittsburgh in September? Join Alta Senior Associate Josh Mello and other experts for a full-day training on the NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide. The guide provides an in-depth toolkit for city transportation officials to design bikeways that accommodate cyclists of all ages and abilities. The training will focus on the planning […]

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Apr 17

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 bike. The Plan provides a blueprint to make it easier to decide to ride through a focus on enjoyable and safe places to ride, connected and well-maintained bicycle facilities that […]

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Apr 17

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 practices and strategic direction for implementing a sustainable, multimodal transportation system in Illinois. Learn about the project here See the news article here

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