Middle East: Transition from private to public transport is key

The main office of PTV MENA is situated in Dubai.

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes, 36 seconds

Dubai is known as early adopter of new mobility trends and the place to be for PTV’s local branch office. Andrea Petti, our new Managing Director and Regional Director, has now taken over responsibility for the business in India, the Middle East and Africa.Read more

Fasten your seat belts. We’re accelerating the future at Intertraffic Amsterdam 2018!

Meet our team at #ITAdam18

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Discover a whole new way to see the future of mobility. With our solution combined with the latest technology, you can experience first-hand how our software come to life. If you would like a free visitor pass, kindly send an email to corporate-marketing@ptvgroup.com with the subject line, “Intertraffic Amsterdam 2018 Pass Request”.Read more

The bus that catches the passenger: PTV Group’s role in the MaaS Alliance

In the future, the bus catches the passengers and not the other way around.

In the future, the bus catches the passengers and not the other way around.

Does owning a car still equal the ultimate freedom to go everywhere – of being independently mobile? The latest report conducted by MaaSLab in London confirms that people’s attitudes are changing and that the time for Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is now: 36% of the non-car-owning participants of the study said they would delay purchasing a car and 40% of them stated they would not purchase a car at all if MaaS were available.Read more

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