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


Southern California Association of Governments Urban Heat Island Reduction Strategies

2022 Innovation in Green Community Planning, American Planning Association Los Angeles Section


City of Riverside, CA PACT Project

2022 Sustainability Award, Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)


City of Ottawa Protected Intersection Design Guide

2022 Mobility Achievement Award, Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)


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