Sonia Haeckel

Senior Planner

Sonia is a Senior Planner with more than a decade of experience in multimodal planning, including Safe Routes to School (SRTS) plans, bicycle wayfinding, and community bicycle and pedestrian plans. She has worked on SRTS projects in over 10 states and for the National SRTS Clearinghouse. She is deeply interested in wayfinding for bicycling and walking, and is the Captain of Toole Design’s internal Wayfinding Resource Group. Sonia has drawn up sign placement plans for around 350 miles of paths and on-street bikeways around the country. Fluent in Spanish, Sonia has assisted in bilingual outreach on a variety of projects.

When not in the office, Sonia likes to cook, mountain bike, and spend time with her two boys. Her family usually spends their vacations exploring Guatemala, her husband’s native country.