Sarah Johnson, PLA, AICP

Landscape Architect II | Raleigh Deputy Office Director

Sarah is a landscape architect with a varied background in transportation and community development that ranges from long-range planning to construction of multi-use paths. With master’s degrees in Landscape Architecture and City Planning, she approaches design through systems-thinking and a focus on serving all members of a community. Sarah is adept at site analysis, place-based design, computer graphics, public engagement, and plan development. Sarah’s work is grounded in an understanding of policy and local government. She was a co-author of the NCHRP report “A Research Roadmap for Transportation and Public Health” and as the recipient of the USDOT Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship, she conducted research on best practices for advancing transportation equity and health through green, Complete Streets.

Outside of the office, Sarah enjoys cooking and learning about regional ecosystems. She is always excited for an impromptu beach trip to go surfing.