PTV Group and TNO launch new solution for improving air quality

Lively exchange between PTV Group and TNO.

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

How one woman managed to (finally) put road safety on the agenda in Bolivia

The Bolivian capital La Paz is one of the cities for which road safety activities were developed.

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

Next-generation planning intelligence technology for sales – now integrated into Salesforce

PTV’s new route planning app is now available on Salesforce AppExchange: Thorsten Frerk and Matthias Hormuth provide some insight

Efficient field force management is crucial to sales success. In addition to strategic pre-combined trip planning, cloud solutions for mobile resource planning are playing an increasingly important role in sales.Read more

PTV Data Analytics

How can the mobility of the future be better shaped with data?

Traffic can be more easily and professionally planned, modelled, simulated, optimised, predicted and finally controlled in real time when using the right data. Data is the lifeblood of all our software products for optimising traffic and transport logistics and the fuel for value creation for our customers.Read more

In search of lost time: Big Data in transport logistics

TransformingTransport – the lighthouse project providing interesting findings on losing and gaining time.

The EU project TransformingTransport looks at ways to use Big Data in order to increase transport efficiency and generate environmental benefits. Various areas of application are examined in pilot projects. Jasmin Graf, who is managing the Sustainable Connected Trucks project on the PTV side, explains how lost time can be recovered, saving both time and money.Read more

PTV Transport Consult: New premises, great projects

PTV Transport Consult is in charge of construction supervision / site management during the conversion of the tunnel control centre in Hamburg.

The Stuttgart branch of PTV Transport Consult has moved to a new office. In an interview with branch manager Dr.-Ing. Hagen Schüller, we talked not only about the new premises, but also about exciting projects that his team is currently working on.Read more

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