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"Transportation Planner"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Prepare studies for proposed transportation projects. Gather, compile, and analyze data. Study the use and operation of transportation systems. Develop transportation models or simulations.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Transportation Planner"

1) Prepare or review engineering studies or specifications.

2) Represent jurisdictions in the legislative or administrative approval of land development projects.

 

3) Prepare necessary documents to obtain project approvals or permits.

4) Direct urban traffic counting programs.

5) Develop or test new methods or models of transportation analysis.

 

6) Define or update information such as urban boundaries or classification of roadways.

7) Analyze transportation-related consequences of federal and state legislative proposals.

8) Analyze information from traffic counting programs.

9) Review development plans for transportation system effects, infrastructure requirements, or compliance with applicable transportation regulations.

10) Prepare reports or recommendations on transportation planning.

11) Produce environmental documents, such as environmental assessments or environmental impact statements.

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12) Participate in public meetings or hearings to explain planning proposals, to gather feedback from those affected by projects, or to achieve consensus on project designs.

13) Document and evaluate transportation project needs and costs.

14) Develop design ideas for new or improved transport infrastructure, such as junction improvements, pedestrian projects, bus facilities, and car parking areas.

 

15) Develop computer models to address transportation planning issues.

16) Design transportation surveys to identify areas of public concern.

17) Analyze and interpret data from traffic modeling software, geographic information systems, or associated databases.

18) Collaborate with engineers to research, analyze, or resolve complex transportation design issues.

19) Recommend transportation system improvements or projects, based on economic, population, land-use or traffic projections.

20) Define regional or local transportation planning problems or priorities.

21) Analyze information related to transportation, such as land use policies, environmental impact of projects, or long-range planning needs.

22) Collaborate with other professionals to develop sustainable transportation strategies at the local, regional, or national levels.

Job Description for "Transportation Planner" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Transportation Planner"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  19-3099.01


 

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