New MaaS Accelerator Program Product Suite

PTV Group addresses the MaaS Market with New MaaS Accelerator Program Product Suite.

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

Impulses for more road safety – a case example from Bolivia

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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

Microsimulation – what is it good for?

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

Future-proof road safety in Saudi Arabia

Muhammad Farhan, Ph.D., from the Saudi Aramco Chair for Traffic Safety Research.

There are currently 27 traffic fatalities a day in Saudi Arabia. About 70% of the victims are under the age of 30 – unfortunately, this tragic number keeps growing. Thus, it is high time that road safety in the region becomes a top priority in the academic field as well as in the public and private sector.Read more

From Kiosk to Commercial Kitchen: Lautertal Ensures

“I cannot imagine anything better than PTV Smartour.” Markus Neiheisel, Lautertal C+C GmbH & Co. KG

Tight delivery time slots, pedestrian areas, limited parking spaces for trucks – as a food wholesaler, Lautertal C+C GmbH & Co. KG has to overcome all of the constraints of inner-city deliveries, while at the same time meeting the needs of customers in rural areas.Read more

How Hogs Back Brewery saves fuel and costs by optimising deliveries

“We save miles and money, the drivers are doing less hours and we’ve got room to grow.” Nigel Hyde, Hogs Back Brewery

“I would recommend Route Optimiser to any business that is wanting to save money and improve their business in a whole.” Nigel Hyde, Trade Manager at Hogs Back Brewery, knows what he is talking about.Read more

Academic Partners

Dr. Klaus Nökel, Head of Technology Innovation, in an interview on PTV’s academic partner programme

Dr. Klaus Nökel, Head of Technology Innovation, in an interview on PTV’s academic partner programme

At the TRB in Washington in January, the PTV Group presented its academic partner programme (also read our press release about this). In the interview, Dr. Klaus Nökel, Head of Technology Innovation at PTV, explains the most important points relating to the academic partner programme.Read more

Our own office on each continent

Charel Schickerling will now continue in his role as Managing Director (he was previously with DPS Ltd) for the new PTV Africa branch office.

Charel Schickerling will now continue in his role as Managing Director (he was previously with DPS Ltd) for the new PTV Africa branch office.

The PTV Group announces the expansion of its software business on the African continent with its own office. The signs for this were set in 2016 with the successful takeover of Distribution Planning Software International Ltd.Read more

Swarm data for traffic planning

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

PTV Group Expands Expert Knowledge Base

Dr. Jaume Barceló, former TSS Co-Founder and Developer of Aimsun software, and his new colleague Miller Crockart, Vice President Global Sales & Marketing Traffic at PTV Group.

Dr. Jaume Barceló, former TSS Co-Founder and Developer of Aimsun software, and his new colleague Miller Crockart, Vice President Global Sales & Marketing Traffic at PTV Group.

At the 2017 TRB (Transportation Research Board) Annual Meeting, PTV Group announced their latest recruit is to be Dr.Read more