As a standalone service line and as part of our full-service approach to project development and delivery, R&M offers planning services. We have the capability to provide planning as a stand-alone service, or as a value-added service on complex projects. R&M is adept at navigating local, state and federal processes to keep projects moving forward, meeting the goals and budgets of our clients while balancing the desires for an enhanced quality of life and livable community. R&M’s planning expertise includes long-range comprehensive planning focused on transportation facilities, recreational facilities and land use; area-specific and master planning, including site selection studies and neighborhood and district plan development; and site development planning and permitting, including site assessments, parking demand studies and assisting with permitting and code compliance issues.
Group Manager: Planning
Van is a Certified Senior Level Planner with 16 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. A former Municipal planner, Van offers a broad range of planning experience. She has been involved in all aspects of local and regional planning. Van specializes in land use compatibility, community development, multi-modal transportation planning, regional planning and project management, as well as area-specific master plans. She holds a M.S. in Environmental Science from Alaska Pacific University and a B.A. in Urban Geography from the University of British Columbia. Van is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and actively serves on the AMATS Complete Streets Committee, ITE Alaska Section Active Transportation Committee and the Board of the Alaska Chapter of WTS – Women in Transportation Seminar.
Eklutna River Bridge Replacement Project – Transportation Network Connection Planning
Spring Hill Elementary School Site Assessment
West Dimond Boulevard