Alternative Job Titles
Transportation/Highway Safety Planner
A Highway Safety Planner participates in safety plan development and implementation, cooperates on Statewide or regional safety-related committees such as emphasis area teams, to discuss and collaborate on safety issues, crash data collection and management, and data analysis tools, such as geographic information system (GIS) crash mapping. They also specialize in a specific transportation mode, such as transit, freight, bicycle, or pedestrian. Highway Safety Planners identify existing and future short- and long-range needs, identify projects and programs, help in establishing priorities, and evaluate outcomes. Experience from each of these areas may provide insight on current safety issues and needs, as well as effective methods for addressing them.
Required Skills & Abilities
Typical Salary$70,956 - $91,827
- Master's degree in Planning