2164-Town and traffic planners

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Town and traffic planners
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Job Description: 
Town and traffic planners develop and implement plans and policies for the controlled use of urban and rural land and for traffic systems. They conduct research and provide advice on economic, environmental and social factors affecting land use and traffic flows.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) planning layout and coordinating development of urban areas
  • (b) compiling and analyzing data on economic, legal, political, cultural, demographic, sociological, physical and environmental factors affecting land use
  • (c) conferring with government authorities, communities and specialists in fields such as architecture, planning, social science the environment and the law
  • (d) devising and recommending use and development of land, and presenting narrative and graphic plans, programs and designs to groups and individuals
  • (e) advising governments, companies and communities on urban and regional planning issues and proposals
  • (f) reviewing and evaluating environmental impact reports
  • (g) planning layout and coordinating development of urban areas
  • (h) planning and the development of land areas for parks, schools, institutions, airports, roadways and related projects, and for commercial, industrial and residential sites
  • (i) planning and advising on routing and control of road traffic and public transportation systems for efficiency and safety.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Land Planner
- Traffic planner
- Urban Planner


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Building architect - 2161
- Landscape architect - 2162

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