Local Solutions to Global Safety Challenges
Almost 43,000 people lost their lives in traffic crashes last year in the US. One in five of these deaths were vulnerable road users, with people of color and low-income communities being disproportionately affected. This is not only unacceptable, it’s preventable. USDOT’s new Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) program gives all communities the opportunity to invest in safetyAlta has a proven track record in securing federal funding, and we're well-equipped and ready to guide applicants through this process. Let's work together to make streets safer for everyone. Read more
A Vision Zero Action Plan comes to Kirkwood, MO
What happens when the right data, engagement, task force, and steering committee come together to improve multimodal safety in a community? Take a look at how this confluence of factors is creating measurable, life-saving results through the Kirkwood Vision Zero Action Plan. Read more
In The News
  • The City of Ottawa, ON's Protected Intersection Design Guide earned a Mobility Achievement Award from the Transportation Association of Canada. We're delighted to have helped guide the future of safety, accessibility, and maintenance in this important urban center.
  • The City of Riverside, CA received a 2022 Sustainability Award for its PACT project, and the Southern California Association of Governments received a Regional APA Excellence Award for its Disadvantaged Communities Planning Initiative Project. Alta is proud to have played a part in these transformative community building efforts.
  • Join Kate Whitfield, P.Eng., MCIP, RPP at the CITE/QUAD 2022 Conference next week. On Monday, May 30, she's leading a discussion on protected intersections, and on Tuesday, May 31, she's hosting a "Career Connect with Kate" session. Register here
  • Want to learn how data is used to move active transportation projects forward? Check out this Active Towns podcast episode featuring David Wasserman, AICP and Samuel Zneimer
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