Virtual test driving by IPG Automotive now features microscopic traffic simulation with PTV Vissim.
In the automotive sector, new developments regarding vehicles or materials are mandatory to be tested before manufactures are allowed to produce them for the street. Strict rules and regulatory requirements have to be followed as a necessary protection of all transport means.… Read more
Prospective traffic engineers learning how to optimise signal control at the lights lab of SSML
Ever since its foundation as a university spin-off, close cooperation with partners and research facilities has been a top priority at PTV. The Group has established a global network, reaching from its German hometown Karlsruhe to universities and researchers all over Europe, America, Asia and even Africa.… Read more
Melbourne is rapidly developing as one of the truly intelligently planned and managed cities of the world. PTV Group, amongst others, supports the city’s actions.
The fringe of Melbourne’s CBD will become a connected transport living lab from next year, in an ambitious project that will connect data from vehicles, bicycles, transport infrastructure and more, to prevent traffic jams and crashes, and cut travel times and carbon emissions.… Read more
PTV Group addresses the MaaS Market with New MaaS Accelerator Program Product Suite.
At TRB, we launched our new Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) Accelerator Program, a complete portfolio of component technologies for planning MaaS operations all the way to operating and managing MaaS in any given city around the world.… Read more
Everyone knows that road safety measures can save human lives. Unfortunately, awareness of this topic still comes up too short in many countries. PTV employee Sofia Salek de Braun agitated for this topic in her homeland of Bolivia and organised a Road Safety Workshop jointly with colleague Paulo Humanes.… Read more
Alastair Evanson, Solution Director for PTV Vissim and our expert for microsimulation
“Are you playing computer games again?” – this is a question microsimulation experts often get asked when modelling traffic. Of course they are not, but is there really such a big difference between microsimulation and a game like Sim City?… Read more
A clever combination: Swarm data from Motionlogic and transport models from PTV (image: Motionlogic)
Nearly everybody calls daily with a mobile phone, sends texts or uses the mobile Internet. In an interview, Norbert Weber, data expert at Motionlogic, explains how these activities can be transformed into valuable information for city and traffic planning.… Read more
Luca Paone, Solution Director for PTV Optima and our expert for real-time modelling.
Instead of being stuck in traffic, you could be enjoying a good Italian coffee. Luca Paone, expert on real-time modelling and Solution Director for PTV Optima, explains how.
Road networks are complex systems, in which even minor changes can alter the whole traffic situation.… Read more
From the German Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan to the implementation of Germany’s Mobility and Fuels Strategy – Prof. Dr. Christoph Walther, Head of Global Research at PTV Group, accompanies plans for future climate action.
The Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan 2030 (FTIP), however, does not meet with enthusiasm everywhere.… Read more
SEDEMA, the air quality management programme at Mexico City’s Environmental Ministry, aims to push the actual output even further.
When in 1992 the United Nations named Mexico City “the most polluted city on the planet” the Mexican government, munacipality and non-profit organizations on-site initialized different measurements to reduce air pollutants.… Read more