Elizabeth is a Senior Planner in the Alta Planning + Design’s Atlanta office. She provides planning recommendations based on both highly technical data and public opinion. Her training in public health and work experience in life sciences economic development allows her to view projects from a multidisciplinary angle.
In recent years, Elizabeth has contributed to traffic engineering and planning projects in Atlanta with forecasts, origin-destination studies, traffic calming recommendations, comprehensive transportation plans, environmental studies and Georgia Safe Routes to School infrastructure analysis and recommendations. Her skills include data collection, spatial analysis, plan composition, and public outreach; her passion for planning lies in promoting healthier, more vibrant, sustainable communities through active travel.
Elizabeth holds a bachelor’s degree in public health and a master’s degree in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Rashidi has over 5 years of multi-modal transportation (bike/ped, regional plans and transit) and land-use planning, along with GIS skills while working for a local government in Maryland and as a consultant. His combined experience is demonstrated in his ability to coordinate, prepare, and execute a wide range of multi-modal planning tasks, including reviewing alternative analyses, gathering data/information to advise on short- and long-term transportation plans, managing corridor studies, bike/ped connectivity studies, transit studies and plans, and developing GIS Application and maps. Rashidi has worked with metropolitan planning organizations, state and local governments, and transit agencies, with whom he has fostered excellent relationships because of his friendly approach, daily communication, and creative troubleshooting.