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Omar J. Peters
Works at Valley Metro
Attended University at Albany, SUNY
Lives in Phoenix, AZ
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Transportation planner, Lover of cities, Phoenix transplant.
urban planner with interests in all things tech, urban, non-motorized, and transit.
  • University at Albany, SUNY
    Master of Regional Planning, 2009 - 2011
  • University of Delaware
    Geography, 2005 - 2009
Basic Information
Urban & Regional Planning, GIS
  • Valley Metro
    Planner II, 2015 - present
  • Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission
    Regional Transportation Planner, 2011
  • Federal Highway Administration - WFLHD, Vancouver WA
    GIS Intern, 2008 - 2008
  • Wilmington Area Planning Council, Newark DE
    GIS/Planning Intern, 2008 - 2009
  • Capital District Transportation Committee, Albany NY
    Planning Intern, 2010 - 2011
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Phoenix, AZ
Dayton, OH - Albany, NY - Newark, DE - Brooklyn, NY - Grenada, West Indies
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