2017 News + Events
Dec 7

Carolina Thread Trail Conference

The Carolina Thread Trail Forum celebrated its tenth year of bringing together 200 of the Carolina region’s leading experts, industry professionals, and community leaders involved in advancing the region’s trail network. Alta’s Jeff Olson, RA was the lunch keynote speaker, highlighting best practices in developing regional trail networks and Alta’s experience leading the Empire State Trail effort. […]

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Nov 20

Hannah Mullin Recognized by the Association for Commuter Transportation

  Alta Programs Specialist Hannah Mullin was one of “40 under 40” recognized by the Association for Commuter Transportation as outstanding leaders in TDM. As an emerging leader in the industry, we asked Hannah to share some of her thoughts about TDM. For our readers not familiar with it, what is TDM? TDM stands for Transportation […]

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Nov 13

2017 Bicycle Friendly University Awards Announced

2017 Bicycle Friendly University Awards Announced Each year, the League of American Bicyclists announces new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Universities (BFUs). According to the League’s website, there are now 182 BFUs in the US. Achieving a high level of designation requires a comprehensive approach, including developing on-campus bikeways and implementing a diverse set of education, encouragement, engagement, […]

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Oct 30

NACTO Designing Cities Conference 2017

NACTO Designing Cities 2017: Chicago Learn from national leader and Alta Principal Joe Gilpin (contributor to the original NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide) and Tim Gustafson in a special bikeway training session to kick off NACTO Designing Cities. Whether you have never cracked open the guide, or are seeking to learn the latest, this training […]

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Oct 25

NABSA Bikeshare Right Of Way Summit

Bikeshare ROW Summit 2017 The NABSA bikeshare Right of Way Summit will be an exploration of the various ways to accommodate the growing numbers of dockless bike share bicycles within the public right of way that minimizes impact to pedestrian traffic, ADA accessibility, transit access, and clutter. Alta’s bikeshare expert Phil Goff will focus on potential […]

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Oct 2

California Bicycle Summit 2017

The 2017 California Bicycle Summit is one of the nation’s leading bicycle-related conferences. As one of the state’s most important bicycle events, the California Bicycle Summit brings together 400+ bicycle and equity advocates, transportation planners, and policy leaders from around the state. Alta is proud to sponsor the 2017 California Bicycle Summit. Alta staff will present […]

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Oct 1

Southeast Greenways and Trails Summit

  Sponsored by East Coast Greenways, the first Southeast Greenways & Trails Summit takes place in Durham, NC,  at the heart of the flourishing Triangle region. Alta staff will be participating in and hosting a number of sessions and events, including: Welcome and Keynote – Greenways: Past, Present, and Future Chuck Flink, FASLA, PLA, Senior Advisor, […]

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Aug 9

American Trails Webinar: Reducing Crime One Trail at a Time

Reducing Crime One Trail at a Time American Trails will present this Webinar on August 31, 2017. This webinar will explore methods to enhancing trail security and safety perceptions through environmental design. Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is a proactive crime prevention technique in which the proper design and effective use of the built […]

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Aug 7

Silicon Valley Bike Summit

  The 7th Annual Silicon Valley Bike Summit is the region’s largest gathering of active transportation leaders and organizers from government, law enforcement, non-profit, and the public. Alta staff will be participating in a number of sessions, including: 1. Stressed Out: Planning Better Bike Networks from the User’s Point of View, Mercury & Jupiter Rooms Panelists […]

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Jul 27

Creating Great Communities Through Transportation; Not Transportation Through Communities

ITE Learning Hub: Creating Great Communities through Transportation; Not Transportation through Communities This webinar series is intended to demonstrate a more inclusive and collaborative dialogue between transportation professionals, other professions, and the community that they are serving. The series will provide a framework for a new way of thinking—a new vision for transportation professionals to […]

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