Travelling with apps

Travelling with apps

Sometimes they make life easier…

Sometimes they make life simpler: there are already over a million apps on a large number of mobile and fixed devices. What began as programming for a hobby has established itself in a wide range of areas. Countless health, lifestyle, home and travel companions are currently joining the classic Office applications and games for every need imaginable in your private life, and increasingly in business too.Read more

A knock on the door of… Dr. Steffen Wekeck

Dr. Steffen Wekeck is Traffic Software Development Director at the PTV Group and, among other responsibilities, is in charge of software development for the world-leading transport planning products, PTV Visum and PTV Vissim.

Dr. Steffen Wekeck

An interview with Dr. Steffen Wekeck,Traffic Software Development Director at the PTV Group and, among other responsibilities, in charge of software development for the world-leading transport planning products, PTV Visum and PTV Vissim.

Compass: Steffen, you have been a software developer responsible for our transport planning products for 14 years.Read more

Spot on!

Eelup Roundabout, the first signalised roundabout in Western Australia

Eelup Roundabout, the first signalised roundabout in Western Australia

In the early hours of May 21st 2012, the traffic lights were switched on at the Eelup Roundabout, making it the first signalised roundabout in Western Australia. An essential part of the planning phase: the simulation software PTV Vissim.Read more

Board Member Dr. Thomas Schwerdtfeger takes on new responsibilities within the PTV Group

Whilst on the Board, for many years Dr. Thomas Schwerdtfeger played a major role in establishing PTV AG as a global transport and traffic software provider. In future, he will be in charge of the PTV business in Dubai

Dr. Thomas Schwerdtfeger

Take on another new challenge at 60 years old? For Dr. Thomas Schwerdtfeger, board member at PTV Planung Transport Verkehr AG, the proposition sounded interesting and he is embarking on a new stage in his career: He has agreed with the Supervisory Board to leave on 9 July 2014 after 15 years on the board of PTV AG.Read more

Award-winning solutions

 Werner Heid named winners of the 2014 VeRoLog Solver Challenge at the VeRoLog Conference in Oslo


Werner Heid named winners of the 2014 VeRoLog Solver Challenge at the VeRoLog Conference in Oslo

The final results of the VeRoLog Solver Challenge were announced by the jury during the closing ceremony of the Oslo Conference on 25 June. This competition was initiated by PTV Group and the EURO Working Group on Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization (VeRoLog).… Read more

New transport master planning standards in Romania

A new strategic mobility project is being launched for the whole of Romania. Sustainable transport master plans for eight cities. PTV Group is leading the project and providing software and consulting support.  (licence-free image: weltkarten-landkarten.com)

A new strategic mobility project is being launched in Romania. Sustainable transport master plans for eight cities. PTV Group is leading the project and providing software and consulting support.
(licence-free image: weltkarten-landkarten.com)

In July 2014, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Great Britain, placed a large order for the development of sustainable mobility master plans in Romania.Read more

Electric mobility meets renewable energy

The partners of iZeus present their results.

The partners of iZeus present their results.

The results of the research project “iZEUS – intelligent Zero Emission Urban System” were presented at an event at EnBW City on 24 June 2014. Over around two and a half years, an inter-disciplinary team from the worlds of business and science have been integrating the Smart Grid and Smart Traffic concepts.… Read more

More safety – more fun

More safety -more fun: DAS FEST in Karlsruhe, photo: © Fabry/Karlsruhe Event GmbH

More safety -more fun: DAS FEST in Karlsruhe,
photo: © Fabry/Karlsruhe Event GmbH

Open air festival will get pulses racing: It is again time to rock the Günther-Klotz open-air stage during DAS FEST in Karlsruhe, one of the largest three-day open air events in Germany, offering a fabulous mix of live music and entertainment (25 – 27 July).… Read more

Truck Parking Europe: New version of popular app is now available

Truck Parking Europe: Suitable truck parking spaces can be added easily. All entries will be validated by PTV and then entered in the database.

Truck Parking Europe: Suitable truck parking spaces can be added easily. All entries will be validated by PTV and then entered in the database.

Version 2 of the free Truck Parking Europe app provides its truck driver community with a wide range of new functions helping drivers to find suitable truck parking spaces.… Read more

How real-time data helps optimize traffic and transport and improve utilization of infrastructure

Vincent Kobesen, CEO of PTV Group, speaks as a representative of the IT industry at the summit of the International Transport Forum in Leipzig

Vincent Kobesen, CEO of PTV Group, speaks as a representative of the IT industry at the summit of the International Transport Forum in Leipzig

At this year’s annual summit of the International Transport Forum in Leipzig, PTV Group called on lawmakers to establish the rules and guidelines required to ensure open, standardised and secure data exchange.… Read more