Focus on eMobility: E-scooters are booming

E-scooters are conquering German cities (Photo: Coup)

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

E-bikes have been booming for a while already. Precisely in urban areas, however, the latest trend in e-mobility is becoming apparent: E-scooters. On the overfilled streets of India and China, scooters have already established themselves as an alternative to cars, and here too, agile scooters are advancing.Read more

Mobility as a Service – How to make it happen for fleet operators, cities and passengers

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes

Co-authored by Devrim Kara, Director UK & Ireland and Michael Oliver, Solution Director PTV Visum, PTV Group.

Ride-sharing versus car-sharing

Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is seen as one of the Next Big Things in transportation, allowing people to seamlessly plan and pay for door-to-door multi-modal journeys. Read more

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The Ultimate Traffic Optimization: Adaptive signal control with real-time predictive modeling

Traffic congestion is one of the more frustrating—and seemingly unavoidable—parts of urban living

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Co-authored by Shaleen Srivastava, Vice President and Regional Director (Americas), PTV Group and Jim Benson, Strategic Alliance and Marketing Director, Intelligent Cities, Current, powered by GE.

Traffic congestion is one of the more frustrating—and seemingly unavoidable—parts of urban living.… Read more

Future-proof road safety in Saudi Arabia

Muhammad Farhan, Ph.D., from the Saudi Aramco Chair for Traffic Safety Research.

There are currently 27 traffic fatalities a day in Saudi Arabia. About 70% of the victims are under the age of 30 – unfortunately, this tragic number keeps growing. Thus, it is high time that road safety in the region becomes a top priority in the academic field as well as in the public and private sector.Read more

Management change in the field of Public Transport

Ralf Frisch und Peter Mott

Ralf Frisch and Peter Mott

Efficient public transportation is becoming increasingly important worldwide. The goal is to align the transportation system of the future to meet people’s needs. In an interview, Dr. Peter Mott, most recently Director of Business Development for Public Transport at PTV, looks back and reports on his 33-year career and current developments in the field of Public Transport as he begins his retirement.Read more

Many good reasons to celebrate


Sweet opening for the redesigned ground floor of the PTV Headquarter with Mayor Mentrup and CEO Kobesen

At the end of June, we had a number of reasons to celebrate at PTV Group’s head office in Karlsruhe:  We officially opened the redesigned ground floor and held a panel discussion with high-calibre experts.Read more

Super company. Super climate. Super jobs.

Since May, trams are running through Karlsruhe on which employees of the PTV Group are depicted. With this campaign, PTV is seeking new talents in the German “Silicon Valley”. Here the “models” explain why they are happy to show their faces for their company. DSC_2618

The PTV Group regards itself as a learning organisation and encourages the professional and personal development of its employees.… Read more