2020 News + Events
Aug 12

Alta Innovation Series | Corner Design for All Users

Join Alta Vice President Joe Gilpin and Senior Designer Matt Pinder for our next Alta Innovation Series presentation on “Corner Design for All Users.” Mark your calendars for September 17 and register here.  Cities have been working independently on solutions to make intersections more compact and to better balance design decisions that pit the safety […]

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Jul 7

Join us in August for a Walk/Bike/Places virtual event

Walk/Bike/Places is the premier conference in North America for walking, bicycling, and placemaking professionals from the public and private sectors. Produced by Project for Public Spaces, the event consists of  nearly 100 participant-led breakout sessions and locally-led workshops, as well as opportunities for experiential learning by walking and biking through the streets and other public […]

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Jul 1

Join us in August for the 2020 APBP Webinar Series

Join us on Wednesday, August 19 for APBP‘s Professional Development Webinar Series. These one-hour webinars provide concise, thorough information on state-of-the-art topics. An unlimited number of people may attend at one site, and most presentations offer credit for professional certification. Transit Station Connectivity: How to Get it Done! August 19 | 3pm ET | Register […]

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Jun 3

Find us at the Advancing Trails Webinar Series

American Trails brings agencies, trailbuilders, advocates, and volunteers the latest in state-of-the-art information on all aspects of trails and greenways. Alta is looking forward to being part of the America Trails webinar series this August. Register for the webinar here. Session Information: Trail Analytics and Data Storytelling August 6, 2020 | 10-11:30am PST This webinar […]

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May 28

Making Space: Biking out of a Pandemic

Save the date! Join Alta’s Kate Whitfield, P.Eng., MCIP, RPP and Jessica Roberts for a conversation about change in travel behaviors in response to the pandemic, and how we can ensure sustainable travel modes continue. When: Wednesday, June 10 at 2pm EST Title: Making Space: Biking out of a Pandemic Share and Road and TCAT – The Centre for Active […]

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May 11

2020 State of Transportation Planning Report

The American Planning Association has published the 2020 State of Transportation Planning report and we’re thrilled to share articles written by Alta staff. Alta planner Courtney Banker, Alta principal Sam Corbett, and Julia Lippe-Klein discuss the Disadvantaged Communities Planning Initiative in partnership with SCAG.  This planning effort is focused on developing active transportation plans for […]

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Mar 16

COVID-19 Crisis: Alta’s Response

Alta’s core mission is to create active and healthy communities. During the present COVID-19 public health crisis, we are as committed as ever. Not only have we limited in-person meetings and pivoted our workplaces to emphasize best practices in social distancing, we are already using technology to link our staff, clients, and communities together in […]

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Mar 3

Find Us at the Southeast Greenways & Trails Summit!

The event will feature workshops by high-caliber presenters, insightful plenary and keynotes, ample networking time, and several outdoor events.

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Feb 18

Find us at the 2020 National Walking Summit!

The national walking movement has always been informed by local work to create safer, more accessible, well-connected networks of mobility. There is no one-sized fits all solution– strategies that are employed to create safer walking environments must reflect the history, culture, and background of each community. With that in mind, America Walks has decided to […]

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Jan 2

Jessica Roberts to host workshop at Transportation Research Board annual meeting

The workshop will feature remarks from noted behavioral scientists about current research, and participants will help to develop a behavioral research agenda for the transportation field.

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