Greg Maher, PLA

Walking and cycling have always been a part of who I am. From weekend hikes with the Boy Scouts to the infamous ride on my tricycle that got me grounded for a week without wheels, alternative modes of transportation are a an essential component of my DNA. When I returned my leased Ford Explorer and, after refusing offers to trade up to another vehicle, got onto the closest Metro bus and never looked back, I came full circle. Working at Alta allows me to indulge in all my passions of designing for active transportation facilities and directing my passion for "walking the talk" into all aspects of my life.


Greg Maher is a Registered Landscape Architect with 10 years of experience in architecture, landscape architecture and urban design. His background in design, project management and construction management have led to the development of strong organizational skills that keep projects moving smoothly through all phases of implementation. Greg’s experience in conducting community outreach efforts on behalf of these projects has demonstrated his ability to engage all community stakeholders in planning; a critical element in the creation of successful projects. Since joining Alta, Greg has worked on a variety of place-making and active transportation projects located throughout Southern California. Greg lives on a 1/4 acre urban farm in Glassell Park with his husband, Tom, and their dog, Sligo.

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