FeGiS+ project start: Safer roads through early detection of danger spots

In July 2019 the launch event of the FeGiS+ project took place.

The risk potential on German roads remains high: The road safety records up until 2010 show a reduction of road fatalities. However, the number of accidents and injuries has risen again since then, which is due to increased traffic volume, stress in everyday life and distraction, among other things.Read more

Committed to the environment (3): How can mobility and nature conservation be reconciled?

Mobility needs and environmental concerns are not necessarily conflicting goals. The transport experts of PTV Transport Consult GmbH stand for concepts that take both aspects into account. Photo: Charly Ebel, Black Forest National Park

Environmental protection is playing a greater role than ever in traffic and transport planning.Read more

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A great combination: Public transport and autonomous vehicles (3) – options and advantages

On the right track. Interview with Sebastian Pelka, PTV.

The use of autonomous vehicles in public transport allows cities to offer additional services that might make public transport journeys even more efficient. We spoke with our expert Sebastian Pelka, Solution Director MaaS at PTV, about the options and advantages of autonomous vehicles.Read more

Committed to the environment (2): Is public transport always climate-friendly?

Environmental Protection and Public Transport – top issues addressed by PTV Transport Consult experts. Photo: pixabay/Harald Meyer-Kirk

Environmental protection plays a key role in transport planning. We spoke with Petra Strauß, Head of Public Transport Planning and Assessment at PTV Transport Consult, about the possibilities and limits of public transport (PT) in terms of environmental sustainability.Read more

A great combination: Public transport and autonomous driving (2) – necessary steps

Autonomous vehicles and public transport – a new multipurpose solution for the future?

More and more autonomous vehicles, flexible mobility services, lower costs – public transport and autonomous driving could become a model example of perfect integration. Today, we talked with Dr.-Ing. Jochen Lohmiller, Manager Microscopic Simulation at PTV, about the necessary steps.Read more

One for all: AEOLIX connects the freight and logistics community

The EU research project AEOLIX is being tested in 12 Living Labs across Europe.

The EU project AEOLIX was completed successfully – with stunning results. The pan-European platform provides a lot of useful services for the supply chain. Security features and control mechanisms ensure that providers and users can collaborate within a protected environment.Read more

A great combination: Public transport and autonomous vehicles (1)

Autonomous and electric mobility in public transport

Autonomous public transport vehicles have substantial potential: Additional services combined with greater flexibility are the basis for highly attractive and efficient concepts, especially for rural areas. And e-mobility will make the whole approach even more sustainable. This time our interviewee is Petra Strauß, Head of Public Transport Planning and Assessment at PTV Transport Consult.Read more

PTV Summer Festival: We’re celebrating 40 years of future

PTV celebrated the 40th aniversary with a big summer party.

Shaping tomorrow since 1979 – this was the motto at the celebration of PTV’s 40-year existence, with a big anniversary festival. Both an atmospheric summer event and a varied programme awaited more than 400 guests and employees: From the podium discussion to the Creative Street Art Zone.Read more