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Cole Peiffer

Planning Associate
  • Private: Reno
Meet the Alta Team

“ I believe that the key to creating livable, connected, and resilient communities begins with developing an accessible, adaptable, and multi-faceted transportation network that places the safe and efficient movement of people as the core underlying principle.…”

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    Meet in the middle? Our and teams met between their two cities to complete five miles of fieldw……

  • September 23, 2021

    Youth Voices and the Future of Planning

    Planners rarely ask teens for their opinions about long-range planning efforts, even as we're influencing the future places where they'll live and work. Yet high school youth have important perspectives when it comes to understanding how communities get around, what the challenges are, and how we can plan for the future. See how Alta and PlaceIt! challenged teens to get involved in the Plan Bay Area 2050 Plan and how it helped gather support from elected officials and the local community. …

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    September 20, 2021

    4 New Themes in Safe Routes to Schools

    The Safe Routes to Schools (SRTS) community, like many others, has shifted and adapted to our changing world over the last 18+ months. With many schools remote or limiting on-campus activities and visitors, we’ve all had to find new ways to reach students and families. While it hasn’t been easy, it has forced some out-of-the-box thinking and innovation, resulting in many activities that can improve how we reach school communities, even as we return to more traditional learning.…

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