Mar 4

Find us at the Georgia Walks Summit!


The 2019 Georgia Walks Summit is the fourth annual statewide gathering of transportation and public health professionals, elected officials and community advocates committed to making our streets and communities great places to walk. Interested in attending? Register here.

Session Information:

Pedestrian Improvements from Small Towns to Suburbs
Thursday, March 7 | 11:15am – 12pm

Learn highlights from Alta Planning + Design’s Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks Guide, including processes for prioritizing recommendations, fun and creative outreach methods, and detailed infrastructure ideas appropriate for small towns. Learn about Cobb County’s updated ADA Transition Plan, Road Safety Audits, and the challenges of increasing pedestrian safety along high-volume, high-speed suburban corridors that have transit service and multi-use paths.

Presenters: Ian Sansom, Alta Planning + Design; Eric Meyer, Cobb County DOT


Preventing Crime with Environmental Design
Friday, March 8 | 9:45 – 10:30am

Learn about Crime Prevention through Environmental Design, including research on crime perception and public spaces, the impact of CPTED on active communities, and real world examples. Discuss physical strategies, policies, programs, and partnerships for designing out criminal activity.

Presenter: Britt Storck, Alta Planning + Design


WalkUP to the Pop-Up!
Friday, March 8 | 11 – 11:45am

Envision a temporary project in Historic Downtown Norcross. Learn how temporary pop-up projects can be used to activate spaces for long-term investment.

Presenter: Ian Sansom, Alta Planning + Design