New: Virtual Mobility Lab for Barcelona

Figure 5. MaaS Modeller case study of Demand Responsive services in the Central Business District of Barcelona for CARNET / ©PTV

PTV Group supports the Cooperative Automotive Research Network (CARNET) which implemented a virtual mobility lab for the Barcelona Metropolitan Area. Jaume Barceló, strategic advisor at PTV Iberia provides some insight into this ambitious project.Read more

PTV is one of Australia’s ITS Award winners making in-roads for the industry

ITS Australia Award 2017

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Australia celebrated the achievements of the nation’s most innovative and advanced transport technologies and the organisations and individuals involved. PTV Group has been recognised along with the University of Melbourne for The Australian Integrated Multimodal Ecosystem as an outstanding contribution to the industry and community at the 2017 ITS Australia National Awards.Read more

How a rainy day in Lisbon started a mobility revolution

Too many taxis and other vehicles serve only one passenger.

Too many taxis and other vehicles serve only one passenger at a time.

How do you start a mobility revolution? – Right, you have to have an idea. José Viegas, Former Secretary-General of the International Transport Forum, OECD, had the brilliant brainwave of finding a way to ensure the best capacity utilisation of taxis because too many vehicles serve only one customer at a time.Read more

Outsmarting congestion and emissions

Miller Crockart, Vice President Global Sales & Marketing for Traffic Software

Miller Crockart, Vice President Global Sales & Marketing for Traffic Software

“Meeting the demand is key, but meeting it with a minimum number of vehicles to make the best use of an existing infrastructure, is king”, explains our Vice President Global Sales & Marketing for Traffic Software, Miller Crockart, in the latest edition of ITS International.Read more

PTV Optima or what if you were prepared for every traffic eventuality there is

More than 110 engineers, planners and city officials joined the 27th edition of the German UGM to discuss the latest mobility trends in Karlsruhe.

What’s new, what’s changed? At this year’s annual PTV Traffic User Group Meeting (UGM) in Karlsruhe, engineers, planners and city officials joined us to discuss the latest mobility trends.Read more

How can the data economy unlock the full potential of European transport?

PTV CEO Vincent Kobesen at the European Transport Forum 2017

Top policy-makers and stakeholders gathered at the European Transport Forum in Brussels to engage in a high-level debate on the potential of the use of data as a tool in transportation. The theme of the 2017 debate, which took place on 17 October, was “How can the data economy unlock the full potential of European transport?”.Read more

Driving mobility forward: PTV Group at New Mobility World 2017

PTV Group’s booth at New Mobility World 2017

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Here is why PTV Group’s first time around as an exhibitor at New Mobility World – part of the International Motor Show Germany (IAA) 2017 – was a great success and the perfect event to launch PTV MaaS Modeller.Read more

PTV Insights: Improved road utilization through platooning

Peter Sukennik, PTV Vissim Product Management, about the simulation of platooning in PTV Vissim.

Peter Sukennik, PTV Vissim Product Management, about the simulation of platooning in PTV Vissim.

Grouping vehicles – car or trucks driving closely together – into platoons, while maintaining road safety, is called platooning. The vehicles speed up or slow down at the same time, whereas the vehicle at the front of the platoon determines the driving rhythm.Read more

PTV Insights: Autonomous vehicles and their impact on traffic and transport

Peter Sukennik, PTV Vissim Product Management, about the simulation of autonomous vehicles and their impact on traffic and transport

Peter Sukennik, PTV Vissim Product Management, about the simulation of autonomous vehicles and their impact on traffic and transport

What will our roads look like should autonomous vehicles one day become a daily mode of transport? Peter Sukennik, PTV Vissim Product Management, talks about the simulation of autonomous vehicles and their impact on traffic and transport.Read more

TRIMODE reaches first milestone

Arnd Vogel and Dr. Klaus Nökel, PTV Group, are pleased about the positive response to the first TRIMODE milestone.

Arnd Vogel and Dr. Klaus Nökel, PTV Group, are pleased about the positive response to the first TRIMODE milestone.

The TRIMODE project, whose goal is to develop a multimodal transport model that covers all freight and passenger movements across Europe, has now reached an important milestone.Read more