Research project SIRENE: Green wave for rescue vehicles

The SIRENE project team is developing a navigation system especially for emergency vehicles and a special program for traffic lights,

“Braunschweig is the first city in Germany to introduce a ‘digital siren and flashing light’,” reports the Braunschweig Newspaper. This innovation is an interim result of the research project SIRENE that the PTV Group is involved in.Read more

Major events: More safety through virtual pedestrian simulation

PTV Transport Consult helps develop transport, security and safety concepts for major events.

Concerts, street festivals, football matches – when tens of thousands of people meet at a major event, reliable safety concepts are essential for the organisers. Transport management is a critical part of this.Read more

PTV worldwide: How PTV software became the industry standard in the Netherlands

Dyon van Gaans is the PTV Regional Director for Northern Europe.

Think globally, act locally – this is the motto under which the PTV Group has been expanding its international presence over the past 40 years. Today there are branch offices on all continents. In the course of our anniversary year, we would like to provide you with fascinating insights into our six sales regions.Read more

The PTV brand: How a rough diamond became a gem

Since 1995, Kristina Stifter, Head of Global Communications, has been part of the PTV family

We have been shaping the future since 1979: In 2019, PTV Group will be celebrating its 40th anniversary. This is why this year’s blog posts will be dedicated to topics that have moved us for four decades and still do.Read more

Women in Motion: Network for female mobility leaders

The founding members of the Mujeres en Movimiento initiavite, including the PTV Road Safety Ambassador Sofia Salek de Braun (3rd from the left).

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 46 seconds.

Strengthening the position of women in Latin America in the fields of transport and traffic is the aim of the “Mujeres en Movimiento” (Women in Motion) initiative.Read more

Driverless Vehicles – Collaboration is key

Fully autonomous vehicles are seen as the Next Big Thing in transport.  (Photo:iStock)

Estimated reading time: 44 Seconds

There are many questions about connected and autonomous vehicles. How should they be programmed to fit in with the infrastructure and current driving patterns? Will they change the current driving patterns?Read more

PTV Insights: Exciting research topics in the transport sector

PTV researcher Eileen worked in the Colombian metropolis of Medellín for two years.

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 20 seconds.

What will the smart stop look like with tomorrow’s networked mobility? Is transport with E-trucks a possibility for logistics? How will autonomous and conventional vehicles interact on our roads in the future?Read more

PTV wins “Best MaaS Project Award”

The award was presented to Devrim Kara, PTV Managing Director in the UK & Ireland, at the Smart Travel Live! conference.

The PTV Showcase for Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) in Barcelona was honoured with the “Best MaaS Project Award”. The prize was presented to Devrim Kara, PTV Managing Director in the UK & Ireland, at the Smart Travel Live!Read more

Prepared in case of emergency: Greater security for bridges and tunnels

PTV Transport Consult develops risk analyses in order to eliminate weak points in a tunnel and optimise rescue measures.

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 50 seconds. 

Our road network is inconceivable without bridges and tunnels. They help save time in overcoming hurdles and bottlenecks and contribute to making traffic and transportation more effective, safer, and eco-friendlier.Read more

Posted in Uncategorized

Bonjour Paris: PTV France now in the capital city

The new office of PTV France is situated in the La Defense business district in Paris.

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 57 seconds.

Paris is the hub of France – not only in politics and culture, but also in the corporate sector. Thus, it is not surprising that after nine years in Cergy (40 km outside Paris), the French PTV branch moved its headquarter to the capital.Read more