transport planner


Traffic planners develop and implement policies in order to improve transport systems, taking into account the social, environmental and economic factors. They collect and analyse traffic data using statistical modelling tools.

Alternative label

  • traffic and highway engineer

  • development engineer - transport planning

  • junior transport planner

  • highway and drainage engineer

  • transport planner - development planning

  • traffic planner

  • business change manager, transportation

  • road traffic planner

  • transport modeller

  • traffic engineer

  • senior transport planner

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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