Alta Planning + Design reflects its mission in its day-to-day practice, and has been recognized by the League of American Bicyclists as a 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.

Women’s Transportation Seminar – Portland, 2019 Employer of the Year

League of American Bicyclists, Bicycle Friendly Business

Celebrate Trade, Oregon Consular Corps, 2019 Emerging Exporter Award

US Department of Defense, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve division, 2019 Patriotic Employer Award

Kalispell Parkline Trail

2022 Engineering Excellence Award, American Council of Engineering Companies Montana Chapter (ACEC/MT)

San Luis Obispo Active Transportation Plan

2021 Award of Excellence for Transportation Planning, American Planning Association Central Coast California Chapter

Lower Russian River Trail Feasibility Study

2021 Award of Excellence for Innovation in Green Community Planning, American Planning Association Northern California Chapter

Great Redwood Trail

2021 Merit Award, ACEC California Engineering Excellence Awards

2020 Silver Achievement Award for Best Practice, American Planning Association 

2020 Daniel Burnham Award for a Comprehensive Plan, American Planning Association 

2019 Outstanding Plan Award, American Planning Association Tennessee Chapter

2020 Annual Progressive Architecture Award (Alta sub to STOSS Landscape Urbanism)

PedPDX Pedestrian Master Plan

2019 Innovative Solution Award, Women’s Transportation Seminar
2019 Champion for Healthy Environments Award, Oregon Public Health Association 

City of Fremont Safe Routes to Schools Safety Assessments, CA

2019 Transportation Planning Award of Merit, American Planning Association California Chapter Northern

ND Moves Active Transportation Demonstration Projects

2019 Regional Award: Quality of Life/Community Development, Small Project, America’s Transportation Awards 

Riverside County Comprehensive Trails Plan

2019 Planning Award of Merit, California Trails and Greenways Conference Awards Committee

Walk. Bike. Thrive! Atlanta Regional Commission Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Update, GA

2016 Outstanding Planning Document, Georgia Planning Association
2017 FHWA Transportation Planning Excellence Award

Go Vets Program

2018 Transportation Options Program of the Year Award, Transportation Options Group of Oregon

St. Louis Bike Share Working Group

2018 East-West Gateway 2018 Exemplary Collaboration, Partnership, or Regional Initiative Award

SCAG Tactical Urbanism Events
2018 Public Outreach Award of Excellence, American Planning Association California Chapter

“Behavioral Insights to Transportation Demand Management”
2018 Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) National Excellence in Research Award

Berkeley Bicycle Plan, CA
2018 Transportation Planning Award of Excellence, American Planning Association (APA) Northern California Section

San Leandro Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan 2018 Update, CA
2018 Public Outreach Award of Merit, American Planning Association (APA) Northern California Section

Fontana Active Transportation Plan, CA
2018 Transportation Planning Award, American Planning Association (APA) Inland Empire Section

Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) “Go Human” Tactical Urbanism Events
2017 FHWA Transportation Planning Excellence Award
2018 APA-Orange County Best Practice Award of Merit

Chicago Go Programs
2017 Marketing and Outreach – Public Sector Award, Association for Commuter Transportation

Kennett Active Transportation Plan
2017 Connectivity Award, Transportation Management Association of Chester County

San Bernardino County Transportation Authority Countywide Points of Interest Pedestrian Plan
2017 Innovation in Transportation Planning Award, American Planning Association (APA) Inland Empire Section

CV Link
2017 Transportation Award, American Planning Association (APA) Inland Empire Section

Greater Yellowstone Trail Concept Plan
2017 American Trails “Trail Planning & Design” (greater than $500,000) Award

Seattle Bicycle Master Plan, WA
2017 Design Excellence Award, Seattle Design Commission

Brandon, MS, Comprehensive Plan
2017 Best Project Award – Mississippi Chapter of the American Planning Association 

Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council and East Central Florida Regional Planning Council, Coast to Coast Trail Urban-Rural Overlay Study
2016 NADO Innovation Award

Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Spare the Air Youth Program, CA
2016 Caltrans Excellence in Transportation Award, Public Awareness Campaigns

City of Eureka Pedestrian Safety Education and Outreach Campaign (“Heads Up”)
2016 APA California Northern Section – 2016 Award of Excellence for Public Outreach

Winnipeg Pedestrian and Cycling Strategy, Manitoba
Canadian Institute of Planners – 2016 Sustainable Mobility, Transportation, and Infrastructure

Tualatin River Greenway, OR
American Planning Association (APA) – 2016 Award for Excellence in Sustainability

Chestnut Parking Protected Bike Lane, St. Louis, MO
Missouri Chapter APWA 2016 Public Works Project of the Year Award

San Diego River Trail – Walker Preserve, CA (Alta designed trailhead)
2016 San Diego APWA “Project of the Year” award

Jefferson Parish Master Bicycle Plan, LA
APA Louisiana – 2015 Excellence Award for a Plan

Southern Oregon University – Drive Less Connect program

Transportation Options Group of Oregon – 2015 Outstanding Transportation Options Program of the Year

Walk Bike Columbia (SC)
2015 NADO Innovation Award

Cycle Atlanta Phase 1.0, GA
2015 Young Professionals in Transportation – Young Professionals Excellence in Innovation/Research of the Year Award

WalkBikeNC – North Carolina Statewide Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan
APA – 2015 National Planning Achievement Award for Transportation Planning
ASLA North Carolina – 2015 State Design Award
APA North Carolina – 2014 Comprehensive Planning Award (Honorable Mention)

Mid-South Regional Greenprint and Sustainability Plan, TN
ASLA Tennessee Chapter – 2015 Honor Award, Planning and Analysis: Regional, and 2015 Outstanding Plan Award
APA – 2015 Award for Excellence in Sustainability

Agua Caliente Complete Streets, CA
APA California – 2015 Transportation Planning Award

LA Metro First/Last Mile Strategic Plan
APA – 2015 National Planning Excellence Award for a Best Practice
APA Los Angeles – 2014 Award of Merit in Planning Best Practices

Davidson Walks & Rolls: Active Transportation Master Plan
APA North Carolina – 2014 Marvin Collins Outstanding Planning Award (Small Community)

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