2018 News + Events
Apr 24

New England Bike-Walk Summit 2018

Biking and walking advocates, municipal officials, and industry leaders will share initiatives, best practices, and success stories at the 2018 New England Bike-Walk Summit, April 26-27 in Boston, MA. The East Coast Greenway Alliance is hosting its fifth biennial summit to advance bicycling and walking innovations in communities across a region that is already a leader […]

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Apr 23

North Carolina MPO Conference 2018

  The 2018 North Carolina MPO conference will be held in Durham, NC, April 25-27, 2018. The conference will bring together transportation planning and engineering professionals from across the state to participate in and engage with a variety of technical sessions, speakers, and mobile tours. Alta Planning + Design will be present leading sessions, moderating […]

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Apr 20

Measuring Multimodal Network Connectivity PBIC Webinar

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently released the Guidebook for Measuring Multimodal Network Connectivity to lay out methods that can be used for supporting transportation planning decisions. Join Alta Planning + Design on Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT for an online webinar with presentations from FHWA and members of the […]

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Apr 18

National APA Conference 2018

Alta Planning + Design will be present at the 2018 National Planning conference hosted by the American Planning Association in New Orleans, LA on April 21-24, 2018. Alta staff will be presenting at numerous sessions to discuss planning trends and issues related to dockless bike share, integrating public health, Alta’s New Mobility Group, including Jean Crowther, AICP, and Lisa Nisenson, will be presenting, as well as Alta Vice President Wade Walker, PE, Hon. ASLA. See full presentation details and time information below.

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Apr 13

Ontario Bike Summit 2018

Alta is a proud sponsor of the 10th Annual Ontario Bike Summit in Toronto. Alta staff will be present and speaking in sessions on prioritizing equity in transportation planning, bicycle parking strategies, and CO2 emissions.

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Apr 11

Small Town Mobile Workshop: APA Utah Spring Conference 2018

Alta Planning + Design will be leading a mobile workshop on the FHWA Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks Guide at the 2018 Spring APA Utah conference, April 13th, 2018. The guide, which Alta co-authored, presents compelling photographs, visual illustrations, and technical diagrams to communicate design issues, network analyses, and solutions in a small town […]

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Apr 3

Leadership Transition at Alta Planning + Design

After 20 years of leading Alta Planning + Design and helping grow the company from a small specialized bicycle and pedestrian transportation planning firm to a full-service, international planning, design, and engineering company, Michael Jones is stepping out of the role of CEO to explore new initiatives within the firm. “When I started Alta Planning […]

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Apr 2

Intersections: Creating Culturally Complete Streets

Intersections: Creating Culturally Complete Streets The 2018 Intersections: Creating Culturally Complete Streets conference hosted by the National Complete Streets Coalition, Smart Growth America’s Arts & Culture team, and the Urban Land Institute is April 3-4. 2018 in Nashville, TN. Intersections 2018 convenes national leaders for workshops, interactive panels, and breakout discussions about cutting-edge Complete Streets and […]

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Mar 23

2018 California Trails and Greenways

The 2018 California Trails and Greenways Conference provides trail professionals, advocates, volunteers, and users with a venue for sharing practical, up-to-date trail management and advocacy skills; as well as a forum for networking and building support for accessible, inter-connected, sustainable non-motorized trail systems. Alta is a proud sponsor of the 2018 California Trails and Greenways Conference.

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Mar 22

FHWA Releases New Interim Approval for Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons

FHWA Releases New Interim Approval for Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons On March 20, 2018, the Federal Highway Association (FHWA) released a new Interim Approval 21 (IA-21) for Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFBs) as a tool to enhance pedestrian crossings. Since the termination of Interim Approval 11 (IA-11) on December 21, 2017, professionals have been coming to […]

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