G. Wade Walker

G. Wade Walker, P.E., Hon. ASLA

Vice President and Director of Engineering  for Alta Planning + Design, East Coast Region

Biography

G. Wade Walker, P.E., Hon. ASLA is Vice President and Director of Engineering for Alta Planning + Design, East Coast Region. For the past 25 years, he has worked in the realm of complete streets and context sensitive solutions, focusing on the restoration of livability to streets, smart growth, and walkability, often working in an intense collaborative charrette setting. He ascribes to a multidisciplinary design approach, often working closely with planners, landscape architects, and urban designers to focus on creating active, vibrant, and great communities where people have real choices of how they move about. Notable projects Wade has been involved in include Virginia’s Route 50 Traffic Calming Plan in Northern Virginia; Plan Baton Rouge Downtown Revitalization Strategy; and the Scenic and Historic A1A Master Plan in St. Johns County, Florida. Recent projects include the El Paso Avenue Complete Street Design in Russellville, Arkansas; the HampLine Cycle Track Design and the Wolf River Greenway Design in Memphis, Tennessee; the Master Plan for the West Ashley Greenway in Charleston, South Carolina; and Protected Bike Lanes Design for Broad Street and the Virginia Avenue Neighborhood Greenway in Chattanooga, TN. He is a registered professional engineer in seven states and a member of the Congress for New Urbanism. He was also conferred the title of Honorary ASLA by the American Society of Landscape Architects in 2016 for his contributions to the practice of landscape architecture and placemaking by a non-landscape architect.

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