I have a passion for urban planning and am especially interested in how people move within and through neighborhoods. Creating environments where people can comfortably walk or bike to where they need to go is one of the keys to creating better places. I am excited to be working for Alta, a leader in the field of creating these active and healthy communities.
Matthew VanOosten is a Planning Associate at Alta Planning + Design and has experience overseeing long-range planning efforts involving land use, corridor planning, and streetscape design. With Alta, Matthew uses his skills in urban design, project management, and community engagement to help solve issues in a variety of planning areas with a focus on creating more walkable, bikeable, and livable cities and regions. Matthew has an undergraduate degree in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master of City Planning Degree in Urban Design from the University of Pennsylvania School of Design.