Speaker Details

Ms. Heather Deutsch

Senior Planning Associate

Alta Planning + Design


Heather Deutsch has worked on bikeway, walkway and trail projects for the past fourteen years for Washington, D.C.’s Department of Transportation, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Toole Design Group and most recently at Alta Planning + Design. In addition to providing design assistance on hundreds of private and public transportation and public space plans, she managed the design and construction of the Metropolitan Branch Trail and the connecting Rhode Island Avenue Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge as well as multiple Feasibility Studies. At the Rails-to-Trails Conversancy she led a team that provided legal, acquisition, economic and design assistance to municipalities throughout the U.S. Previous urban planning work focused on under-served communities in redeveloping historic neighborhoods. Prior to planning, Ms. Deutsch worked for an NGO where she worked primarily in Kenya and Latin America. She holds a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and a BA in the History of Math, Science and Philosophy.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/heather-deutsch-2792333/


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