“I’m Ben, an engineering student doing an Industrial Placement Year with Atkins. Last Christmas I applied for a placement in Transportation, but was unsuccessful in the situational judgement test. This meant I could not continue the process and I hadn’t got the placement.
In May 2018 Zealand University Hospital launched Denmark’s first driverless bus inside the hospital. Following its success, the plan is for more driverless buses to transport passengers between the hospital and the nearby Ølby Station.
Jerel Rackley is a Transportation Engineer who, since graduating from Texas A&M University in 2002, has spent his career serving agencies in the design and oversight of roadway projects. He has been at Atkins since August of 2011 and is a recent graduate of the Building People Leaders program. He took some time to share his experiences about the Mentoring Program.
The Rail Week initiative has been the brainchild of the professional networking association Young Rail Professionals (YRP), supported by many organisations across the rail industry pledging to host events and reach out to schools, colleges and parents in their area.
I’m Sam, transport planner at Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, in the UK. I work in Bristol, in a laid-back, young team that enjoys plenty of socials at the pub. My team is made up of a diverse bunch of people. We’re all passionate about what we do, and the end results show it. Our diversity means we bring different ideas and viewpoints to the table and this helps us come up with some amazing solutions.
Following public consultation in 2017, the Government announced the first wave of funding from the ‘National Roads Fund’ to be spent on the Major Road Network (MRN) and/or Large Local Major (LLM) schemes
The Purple Line is a new 16.2 mile, light rail transit line, running east-west between Bethesda, Maryland, and New Carrollton, Maryland. The first direct suburb-to-suburb rail link in the region, the project will connect five major activity centers just north of Washington DC with a total of 21 stations and platforms. It will also link commuters to existing transit, helping to ease the notoriously congested Capital Beltway region.
The El Paso Streetcar Project is a 4.8-mile route that will connect key businesses, commercial, medical, entertainment, and government institutions. The service started in 1882 with mule-drawn trolleys, and by the turn of the century had become fully electric. In the 50s it was using 17 iconic Presidents’ Conference Committee streetcars to transport hundreds of passengers across El Paso City, and into neighbouring Mexico. The system was discontinued in 1974 due to low demand – and the conference
Spatial planning has a major influence on traffic movement and growth on the Strategic Road Network (SRN). To support sustainable economic development and regeneration, traffic growth will need to be accommodated whilst ensuring a balance with Highways England’s objectives set out in Strategic Business Plan (2015-2020) and the Delivery Plan (2015-2020
Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin 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.
Atkins has been working for The Crown Estate for 20 years, developing a public realm strategy to raise the quality of the buildings, streets, and spaces around the client’s two urban estates in the West End, namely Regent Street and St. James’s.
Southampton City Council identified the need for an updated pedestrian wayfinding system to promote walking and aid navigation across the city. A prototype on-street signage system was initially developed and tested in-situ as part of the Southampton Legible City initiative.
A key aspiration of the programme was to improve the image, identity and user experience of Southampton for the benefit of residents, businesses and visitors alike.