Transportation Planners

Transportation Planners

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

Key Competencies * Analytical Thinking * Integrity * Attention to Detail * Initiative * Cooperation * Leadership * Achievement/Effort * Dependability * Innovation * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Recommend transportation system improvements or projects, based on economic, population, land-use, or traffic projections. * Interpret data from traffic modeling software, geographic information systems, or associated databases. * 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.


Government, Transportation & Warehousing, Other Services (Except Public Administration),

Job Family Life, Physical, and Social Science

Sample Job Titles Planner, Planning Director, Seaport Planning Manager, Strategic Planning and Development Vice President, Traffic Analyst, Traffic Engineering Director, Traffic Incident Management Manager, Transit Planner, Transit Planning Director, Transit Planning Manager, Transportation Analyst, Transportation Consultant, Transportation Management Consultant, Transportation Modeler, Transportation Planner.