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All about transport planning - Croydon

Atkins, a member of the AtkinsRéalis group, provides expert consultancy that covers the full project lifecycle. We build strong client relationships by understanding the challenges they face, sharing their vision and helping them transform potential into reality. Our Transport Planning practice is home to some 300 people including planners, economists, engineers, communications specialists, modellers and mathematicians. We help identify and develop optimum transport solutions in response to transport challenges that create opportunities for investment and sustainable economic growth shaping the future of transport infrastructure. 

We work across four technical disciplines which cover the full range of transport planning capabilities:

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In Strategy we provide consultancy advice to public sector clients at the early stage of the planning lifecycle; working with clients to shape their objectives, problem solve, identify and shortlist policy, service and infrastructure interventions.

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Transport Modelling

Our Transport modellers undertake detail assessment for the future transport systems at both strategic and micro simulation scales to inform decision making regarding new transport schemes.

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Economics & Business Case

We provide Economics and Business Case expertise covering all areas of economic analysis, wider appraisal and development of business cases for transport investment, delivery and operation.

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Our Cities discipline covers development planning, the assessment of public realm, space planning and sustainable access strategies, making use of innovative technologies such as the Atkins virtual street design tool. 

The Team IN CRoydon

The Croydon Transport Planning team is home to 15 of 300 transport planning professionals across the UK.  We provide professional services to a wide range of clients including Hampshire County Council, Portsmouth City Council, Highways England, Transport for London and many other high profile clients.  Many of these projects are multi-disciplinary, nationally-significant transport schemes requiring our expertise on:

• Transport modelling 

• Sustainable transport and strategy  

•Economics and business case 

• Cities – street design and development planning 

 We are passionate about career development and progression, whilst fully embracing flexible working as a necessity to our work-life balance.  Our office is located in the heart of Croydon, with East Croydon station just a stone throw away providing excellent, high frequency, public transport connections to many destinations in London and the South East.  Outside of work we really enjoy our social events, be it sports, pub quizzes, theatre, or simply meeting up for drinks.  With so many venue choices nearby we are never short on ideas! Three words that sum-up the Croydon Transport Planning Team are: intelligent, supportive and diverse.  Take a look at some of our videos to learn more about us and what we do:

Shape tHE Future of Transportation

Joining our transport planning team will give you fantastic opportunities to work on all kinds of exciting and cutting edge projects with the best people in the industry. We are growing both in our existing offices and in new locations, and are looking for talented transport planning professionals to join us. We want people who will push boundaries of how we work and bring technical expertise to help us shape the future of transport infrastructure.

Check out our offices in Croydon and Epsom

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