A successful city should do two things: it should provide essential logistical services, and at the same time it should be an attractive place to live and work. However, it is not so easy to meet both of these requirements at the same time.… Read more
The world’s leading traffic simulation software is waiting for you, with new features and functionalities: with PTV Vissim 8, scenario management is now included in modelling. Other new features include the simulation of overtaking manoeuvres, as well as eye-catching graphics in the user interface and simulation output.… Read more
The new release of the world’s leading transport planning software is here: PTV Visum 15 sets new standards in multimodality and allows even more sustainable transport planning.
Decision-makers in many places make it their duty to improve the accessibility of public transport.… Read more
Since the existing transportation model was getting a bit long in the tooth, the city of Halle (Saale), Germany, commissioned planning company verkehrplus GmbH to update it. This resulted in a modern, finely crafted transportation model with around 600 zones, which takes into account all modes of transport.… Read more
During their last joint visit to the Moscow traffic management centre, the current mayor, Sergey Semyonovich Sobyanin, and Maxim Liksutov, Deputy Mayor and Head of the Department for Transport and Road Infrastructure Development, said that Moscow’s newly implemented Intelligent Traffic System (ITS) stands out as one of the best in the world.… Read more
Originally designed for petrol and diesel-powered vehicles, the transport network of today is not optimised for electromobility. Very much aware of this fact, people from all over are reluctant to make the switch to e-mobility. Furthermore, investing in an extensive network of high-speed charging points would be costly.… Read more
Currently 2.5 exabytes of electronic data are produced per day. But how do you turn Big Data into intelligence? In a new white paper PTV Group is answering that question and shows how new data sources can be used in transport modelling.… Read more