The Electrified City: Opportunities and Challenges for Southeast Asia

The German delegates of the travelling conference, including Tanja Schäfer (f.l.), PTV Senior Project Manager Sustainable Transport, visiting the partner university in Bangkok.

How can electrification of cities in Southeast Asia contribute to a more sustainable development? This major issue of concern to Asian cities was part of the agenda of the travelling conference “The Electrified City” financed by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).Read more

NTU, LTA and PTV collaborate for Singapore’s first autonomous vehicle test centre (CETRAN)

CETRAN and the Test Circuit puts Singapore on the forefront globally for developing regulatory standards for testing Self Driving Vehicles. Foto: NTU.

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), the Land Transport Authority (LTA) and Jurong Town Corporation (JTC) opened Singapore’s first autonomous vehicle (AV) test centre in November 2017.Read more

Fun at work: Who has good cards at PTV during the lunch hour?

Lunch break on the PTV Campus: colleagues from different departments are playing Tichu.

Lunchtime on the PTV Campus at the headquarters in Karlsruhe. While most colleagues drink coffee and talk, two tables truly stand out. For there, people are playing cards. A group of ten to twelve people meets every day during lunch to play Tichu.Read more

PTV offers students scope for new ideas

Business Computer Science student Devid Vogel presented the app prototype he recently developed as part of his practical placement.

Trying new things, gaining work experience: Students, who are completing a dual study programme at PTV, can look forward to plenty of exciting tasks and projects, fostering self-dependent and goal-oriented working.Read more

Mobility on Demand: Demand-driven transport

The photo shows Karlsruhe Mayor Dr. Frank Mentrup together with the consortium members of the RegioMOVE project. (Photo: KVV/Peter Hennrich)

How can a public transport network evolve into a service-oriented mobility network?This challenge is tackled by the RegioMOVE research project launched in December 2017. Our transport expert, Tanja Schäfer, provides first insight into this flagship project:

Compass: What are the objectives of RegioMove?… 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

Black Friday & Cyber Monday: A challenge for logistics?

Not only on Black Friday and Cyber Monday  – the increasing demand for e-commerce challenges logistics and cities (photo: iStock).

They count among the most profitable shopping event days of the world: On Black Friday (this year on 24.11.) and Cyber Monday (27.11.) numerous online businesses strive to attract customers by offering special deals and incredible discounts.Read more