Greta Alquist, AICP is a project planner in Toole Design Group’s (TDG) Minneapolis office. Greta works on projects that create healthier transportation options for people in cities and towns. Prior to joining TDG, Greta worked at the Minnesota Department of Transportation where she managed statewide planning and policy initiatives, worked on urban and rural infrastructure projects, and facilitated partnerships between health and transportation. She also spent six months working in Greater Minnesota on local bicycle and pedestrian planning and infrastructure projects. Most recently, Greta worked at the Minnesota Department of Health as a planning consultant to build knowledge and capacity among practitioners to strengthen the relationship between health and transportation with a focus on walking and the built environment. Through her work at the state, Greta has developed a passion for community engagement, stakeholder “inreach” and the power of small system changes.
Originally from Maine, Greta enjoys science fiction, travel, camping, climbing and almost any activity on the water - even when frozen.