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Insights Transport planner Bianca Dyrda's career story

What is Transport Planning?

As a transport planner you may find yourself working on any number of projects which aim to prepare, assess and implement policies, plans and projects to manage and improve our transport systems. The work of a transport planner touches almost every aspect of our day-to-day lives, shaping our towns and cities to create a world where the economy and the environment can thrive. As a Transport Planner your impact on the day to day lives of the people around you is tangible and you can expect to enjoy a highly varied and stimulating work stream.

We believe that no matter what your background, if you have a passion for transforming our towns and cities then many existing skills can be applied successfully thanks to the support and training provided by Atkins.

Career Overview:

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Bianca joined Atkins in October 2016 to progress her career, having previously worked for London Underground. Bianca found Atkins provided the best environment for her to do this thanks to our cutting-edge projects, great career opportunities and flexible working environment.  

Thanks to this supportive and flexible culture, Bianca has been able to follow her career aspirations as well as being a mother. She is currently focussing on Equality Impact Assessments to inform scheme design and identify opportunities to improve equality and mitigate against potentially adverse effects of the scheme. 

Find your next transport planning job with Atkins

Interested in how our teams at Atkins are contributing to the future of transportation? We’re hiring - browse our latest transport planning roles.