© 2018 TrailPeople

What We Do

 
We work with people...

engaging them effectively with venues and materials to help work through complexities and choices and agree on the best solutions;

organizing, managing and supporting multi-disciplined teams to tackle tough technical challenges;

working with diverse agencies and organizations on partnerships and approvals.

... to improve access to and through places

including some of the most scenic, sensitive, and challenging sites in California - see our project gallery!

using appropriate standards and best practices and the latest mapping, analysis and design technology;

designing creative and practical improvements for bicyclists, pedestrians, and all types of trail users;

supporting projects though all stages from vision through design, permitting, bidding and construction.

The Trail People

Randy Anderson

Landscape Architect and Planner, Founder and Principal

Bruce Randolph "Randy" Anderson has over 38 years’ experience in public and private practice in California. For the past 25 years Randy has focused on trails, bikeways, greenways, and complete streets. For the past 16 years he has maintained a practice in Benicia, CA.  He has been responsible for numerous projects in sensitive environmental settings, often with controversial public issues and complex technical requirements. He is a trained and experienced public participation facilitator, and is adept at organizing and managing multi-disciplinary consultant teams.

Sofia Zander

Principal

Sofia is the lead designer for TrailPeople. She brings over a decade of experience in environmental analysis, landscape design, and complete streets projects, including six years leading capital improvement projects for the East Bay Regional Park District. Sofia also has more than five years of experience as a local advocate and organizer for transportation and community causes, including a Safe Routes to School program, and is the past chair of the City of Berkeley Transportation Commission. She is fluent in AutoCAD and Civil 3D, Adobe Creative Suite, and website development.

Heather Deutsch

Senior Planner

Heather is the lead planner for TrailPeople. She is a seasoned project manager with over 16 years focused on trails, bikeways, and walkways. Her experience includes master plans, feasibility studies as well as the acquisition, design, construction, management and maintenance of trails, allowing her to integrate future needs into preliminary plans. Her knowledge of civil and traffic engineering informs her bikeway and walkway designs and trail connections. She believes that the best design occurs with active community participation.

Quan Sun

Assistant Planner and Designer

Quan Sun is a transportation planner with experience in city planning, urban design, and active transportation planning. At TrailPeople, Quan is responsible for graphic illustration, including bringing our designs to life with photo simulations and 3D models. He is also highly skilled in GIS mapping and analysis, conceptual design, CAD drafting, research, public participation support, and report preparation.

Rourke Healey

Assistant Planner

Rourke Healey is an active transportation planner and outreach specialist with experience in bicycle advocacy. He is a graduate of Occidental College (’15) where he studied politics and has applied his learning across several fields, including education. For the past two years he has worked with the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, conducting business outreach and designing bicycle parking provisions. At TrailPeople, Rourke is responsible for marketing, research and project support.

Administrative and Planning Assistant

Kristiana graduated from UC San Diego ('18), where she studied Global Health and Urban Planning. She has a background in health, community engagement, research, and planning. At TrailPeople, Kristiana provides administrative and planning assistance to the team. She is skilled in project support, research analysis, proposal writing, Adobe Creative Suite, and public outreach efforts.

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