Almost three years ago, the independent research institute TNO (The Dutch Organisation for Applied Scientific Research) and PTV Group announced to join forces in the fields of mobility and the environment. A lot has happened since then. The TNO platform Urban Strategy has been coupled with the functionalities of the strategic transport planning software PTV Visum, creating an integrated and multi-disciplinary decision-making platform for cities facing complex challenges in terms of congestion and air pollution.… Read more
Despite having only about half the world’s motor vehicles, low-middle income countries (LMICs) account for over 90% of the worldwide road traffic deaths. In Bolivia, 23.2 people per 100,000 inhabitants are killed on the road each year (WHO, 2015).… Read more
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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
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Co-authored by Devrim Kara, Director UK & Ireland and Michael Oliver, Solution Director PTV Visum, PTV Group.
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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
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
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
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
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.
The PTV Group regards itself as a learning organisation and encourages the professional and personal development of its employees.… Read more