PTV Smartour is the “Best Technology Application” in Australia

Andrew Gibbons, PTV Software Developer, received the Mercury Award in Melbourne on behalf of PTV.

PTV Group received the “Best Technology Application” Award for their software Smartour at the Mercury Awards 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. Held in partnership with MEGATRANS 2018, a business-to-business trade event, Mercury Awards celebrated outstanding achievement in the logistics and supply chain sector.… Read more

US conference on benefit-cost-analysis in the transportation sector

Prof. Dr. Christoph Walther, PTV Head of Global Research (second left), presented the method development and project evaluation used for Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan 2030 in Washington.

How can we calculate benefits and costs of transportation and infrastructure projects? Our Head of Global Research, Prof. Dr.Read more

Road safety: Right of way for Vision Zero

As PTV’s Road Safety Ambassador, Sofia Salek de Braun, is committed to improving road safety worldwide.

Traffic accidents are one of the most frequent causes of death worldwide. Every year around 1.3 million people are killed in road traffic, which corresponds to approximately 3,600 victims per day. Read more

A woman, a mission: Safer roads worldwide

Caption: Sofia Salek de Braun, PTV Traffic Safety Officer, is a sought-after speaker at conferences. Here in São Paulo, Brazil.

„Transport –  Safety and Security“ is this year’s motto of the International Transport Forum (ITF) in Leipzig.  This is a crucial issue that is high on PTV’s priority list.Read more

FIA Smart Cities Forum: Innovations for tomorrow’s urban mobility

How to transform a city into a Smart City? Paulo Humanes, Head of Global Strategic Business Development at PTV, was discussing this question at a panel at the FIA Smart Cities Forum.

In mid-April, not only fans of Formula E gathered in Rome, but also pioneers of the city of the future.… Read more

From meeting to workout: Fitness training at PTV

At PTV, colleagues can go directly from their desks to the company’s own fitness centre

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

A round on the treadmill in the mornings; yoga at lunch; and evenings on the equipment: At PTV, colleagues can go directly from their desks to the company’s own fitness centre.… Read more

Smart and connected: the stop of the future

The intelligent stop of the future (Photo: raumobil GmbH).

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

What will the stop look like in the multimodal, networked mobility world of tomorrow?  PTV Group and  raumobil GmbH worked on this issue as part of the R&D project “smartStation – the stop as a gateway to multimodal mobility” (RD No.… Read more

Test field Autonomous Driving: In May the first vehicles will be rolling in Karlsruhe

The FZI Open House provided insight into current projects and development. (Photo: Andreas Drollinger/FZI)

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Innovation is in the air in the Haid-und-Neu-Straße in Karlsruhe.  Not only is PTV’s headquarters located there, the FZI Research Centre for Computer Science is just 200 metres further.… Read more

Air pollution control thanks to optimised traffic light management

The traffic management centre SIRAC in Strasbourg. (Photo: SIRAC).

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Germany’s top administrative court has ruled that diesel cars can be banned from cities, which will spur the discussion about urban air quality. However, air pollution control is a red-hot topic elsewhere, too.… Read more

PTV Insights: Snacking for a good purpose

Association chair Marc Zimmermann (r.) and treasurer Marcus Thäle in front of the “Napf”.

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

There is a quick remedy for anyone at PTV who finds themselves in a sugar low: In the “Napf” (bowl) on each floor, there are chocolate bars, jelly babies, nuts, etc.… Read more

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