New city app makes its debut

With the PTV YourCityToGo app, cities and municipalities can now make their own individual mobile applications.

With the PTV YourCityToGo app, cities and municipalities can now make their own individual mobile applications.

From now on, cities can provide their inhabitants and visitors with a new mobile application. Whether looking for tourist information, a programme of events, transport information or the latest mobility options, users will receive all the information about their city that they want combined on a single app.Read more

eFreight: Secure information-based collaboration

"eFreight: Secure information based collaboration", Workshop in Barcelona am 11. und 12. Juni 2015

“eFreight: Secure information based collaboration”, Workshop in Barcelona am 11. und 12. Juni 2015

The EU project Best Practice Factory for Freight Transport (BESTFACT) intends to develop, disseminate and enhance the utilisation of best practices and innovations in City Logistics, Green Logistics and Co-Modality. The third international cluster workshop that takes place in Barcelona on 11 and 12 June will also focus on eFreight, in particular on secure information-based collaboration.Read more

The future of the Last Mile

LaMiLo: Project partner Bruxelles Mobilité tested more flexible City Logistics solutions using Citydepot vans for their deliveries.

LaMiLo: Project partner Bruxelles Mobilité tested more flexible City Logistics solutions using Citydepot vans for their deliveries.

The final conference of the research project LaMiLo (Last Mile Logistics) will take place in Brussels on 24 June 2015. All project partners will present their research results on the future of Last Mile logistics at this event: from the logistics service providers’ and public authorities’ point of view to the perspective of the test areas where these results were implemented and evaluated.… Read more

Real-time parking space occupancy data from BayernInfo for Truck Parking Europe

More parking data at Truck Parking Europe App

Parking space occupancy and alternative options for truck drivers: The free app Truck Parking Europe will, as of now, contain occupancy data for 23 parking spaces

The free app Truck Parking Europe will, as of now, contain occupancy data for 23 parking spaces on the A9 between Nuremberg and Munich.Read more

PTV Software training course in China

PTV Software training in China

PTV Software training in China

PTV China organized the PTV Software training course which took place from 23-27 March 2015 in Lijiang, a small beautiful city in Yunnan Province.

The training did not only cover VISUM and VISSIM courses, but also VISUM Safety, VISWALK and Vistro courses.… Read more

Big Data = Big Value?

Michael Schade, data analyst at Mobility Lab in Greater Washington, USA, explains in an interview with PTV how we can use and benefit from big data in traffic and transportation.

Michael Schade, data analyst at Mobility Lab in Greater Washington, USA. His credo: “Anything that democratizes data is a good thing.”

Traffic-relevant data volumes continue to grow at a steady rate. Real-time data complements historical data, offering completely new evaluation and analysis options. Michael Schade, data analyst at Mobility Lab in Greater Washington, USA, explains how we can use and benefit from big data in traffic and transportation

What are you doing with (big) data?Read more

Local information at your fingertips

"We integrated routing into the app KA-Mobil so that it gives detours that take into account all construction site road blocks and up-to-date traffic situations in real time,” says Matthias Hormuth, Solutions Director, PTV Group.

PTV integrated routing into the app KA-Mobil so that it gives detours that take into account all construction site road blocks and up-to-date traffic situations in real time.

Various apps support us on the go with useful information every day. The PTV Group play an active role in projects that support individualised routing and traffic information in cities – in real time.Read more

Truck Parking Europe now available as a web portal

Europe's largest truck parking database is now available as a web portal, too, at http://truckparkingeurope.com

Europe’s largest truck parking database is now available as a web portal, too, at http://truckparkingeurope.com

With almost 50,000 downloads, Truck Parking Europe is the most successful truck parking app. The largest parking database is now available as a web portal, too, with detailed information and individual search options.Read more

Van Marcke brings service up to the next level with PTV Smartour

Van Marcke brings service up to the next level with PTV Smartour

Van Marcke brings service up to the next level with PTV Smartour

Although a fixed journey schedule was working perfectly well when it came to supplying Van Marcke’s stores, static planning was leading to bottlenecks in transports to installers. These bottlenecks included an uneven distribution of the work across drivers.Read more