SBB benefits from PTV Group’s holistic public transport solution

Swiss Federal Railways has been using the PTV Visum module as a dynamic core element of its capacity planning since 2014.

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has been transporting passengers and goods across the Swiss rail network for over a century. As the backbone of the Swiss public transport system, SBB ensures that over 1.2 million passengers and 200,000 tonnes of goods reach their destinations on time every day.Read more

PTV Group and IPG Automotive Offer New Interface for Virtual Test Driving

Virtual test driving by IPG Automotive now features microscopic traffic simulation with PTV Vissim.

In the automotive sector, new developments regarding vehicles or materials are mandatory to be tested before manufactures are allowed to produce them for the street. Strict rules and regulatory requirements have to be followed as a necessary protection of all transport means.Read more

Melbourne launches world 1st living transport lab

Melbourne is rapidly developing as one of the truly intelligently planned and managed cities of the world. PTV Group, amongst others, supports the city’s actions.

The fringe of Melbourne’s CBD will become a connected transport living lab from next year, in an ambitious project that will connect data from vehicles, bicycles, transport infrastructure and more, to prevent traffic jams and crashes, and cut travel times and carbon emissions.Read more

The movement is in motion – review Road Safety Training in Bolivia

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Sometimes, it seems like the energy and passion for an issue is slumbering within the hearts of people, just waiting for someone to take action. A year ago, a tragic car crash in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, changed Sofia Salek de Braun’s life forever. This was her wake-up call to no longer accept the situation in her home country.Read more

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PTV Group provides PTV Vissim simulation model for SEDEMA (Mexico City)

SEDEMA, the air quality management programme at Mexico City’s Environmental Ministry, aims to push the actual output even further.

SEDEMA, the air quality management programme at Mexico City’s Environmental Ministry, aims to push the actual output even further.

When in 1992 the United Nations named Mexico City “the most polluted city on the planet” the Mexican government, munacipality and non-profit organizations on-site initialized different measurements to reduce air pollutants.Read more

Be part of the movement – “Road Safety Training” in Bolivia

PTV Group initiate a rethinking process by inviting government, traffic experts, media and non-profit organisation to a workshop on the road safety situation in Bolivia.

PTV Group initiate a rethinking process by inviting government, traffic experts, media and non-profit organisation to a workshop on the road safety situation in Bolivia.

According to Roads Kill Map 23.2 people die on Bolivian roads per 100,000 inhabitants per year. PTV Group aims to raise awareness in the public and private life to establish a new and improved safety culture.Read more

Strong Presence: PTV Group, Baden-Württemberg and Karlsruhe together at the smart city expo world congress

Federal state, community and industry present at a joint booth in Barcelona

Federal state, community and industry present at a joint booth in Barcelona

smart city expo world congress – at the world’s leading event focussing on the topic of “Smart Cities”, more than 400 opinion-makers will lecture on their visions of a city of the future from 15-17 November.Read more

Goodnight Melbourne – Looking back at the ITS World Congress 2016

Goodnight Melbourne - Looking back at the ITS World Congress 2016

Goodnight Melbourne – Looking back at the ITS World Congress 2016

A week after the ITS World Congress 2016 has closed we are still overwhelmed by all the impressions that we experienced and the positive response that we received for our presence at the show. After numerous conversations we had with experts from all over the world, we feel affirmed in the direction PTV Group is leading to: technology-enabled mobility enriched with real-time data is the trend of the future in transportation.Read more

PTV Group and StreetLight Data announce integrated solution

PTV Group to Integrate StreetLight Data’s High-Precision Travel Behavior Analyses into its Best-in-Class Transportation Modeling Technology

PTV Group and StreetLight Data, Inc. have partnered to integrate StreetLight Data’s Travel Metrics with PTV Group’s transportation modeling and forecasting software. StreetLight’s Travel Metrics describe transportation behavior that is measured by trillions of GPS and smart-phone derived data points, then contextualized with demographic and land-use information.Read more

PTV Group and the University of Melbourne team up in the field of Smart Cities and Smart Mobility

The Executive Transport Forum met for the first time on June, 28th 2016.

The Executive Transport Forum met for the first time on June, 28th 2016.

On June, 28th, the PTV Group, represented by Dr.-Ing. Thomas Schwerdtfeger, Managing Director PTV MENA Region DMCC, and Professor Iven Mareels, Dean of the Melbourne School of Engineering at the University of Melbourne, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on the subject of smart cities and smart mobility.Read more