We do our work so no one has to tell a child it is too dangerous to walk or bike, so no one has to watch their parents age in a place that deprives them of their mobility and independence. We help communities understand that they hold the tools to ensure these goals are possible.
Kristen O’Toole is a transportation planner with Alta Planning + Design. She assists in managing a variety of bicycle and pedestrian master planning efforts, counts collection and analysis, bike share feasibility studies, and GIS analyses. Before moving to Minneapolis, Kristen was an organizer for Women Bike Chicago, a grassroots organization that helps women bike more often for transportation and recreation. Kristen was a Fulbright Student to Denmark, where she studied urban planning.