So You Want to be a Transit Planner (Pt. 2): How to become one

Okay, so you read the description of what the job of a transit planner entails, and you’re keen to become one.  Now what? I can’t speak for every transportation manager out there, but in general when new employees come to the planning team I work with, they come from one of two streams: Land Use Planners: Usually these folks will… Read more »

So You Want to be a Transit Planner? (Pt. 1): What the job is like

I’ve recently had the pleasure of connecting with the students of UVic’s Urban Development Club (UDC).  A key mission of the UDC is to connect students with practising professionals in fields related to shaping cities. Some of the most frequent questions I’m asked when I meet with students is about my job as a transit planner: what exactly I do… Read more »