Management change in the field of Public Transport

Ralf Frisch und Peter Mott

Ralf Frisch and Peter Mott

Efficient public transportation is becoming increasingly important worldwide. The goal is to align the transportation system of the future to meet people’s needs. In an interview, Dr. Peter Mott, most recently Director of Business Development for Public Transport at PTV, looks back and reports on his 33-year career and current developments in the field of Public Transport as he begins his retirement.Read more

New transport master planning standards in Romania

A new strategic mobility project is being launched for the whole of Romania. Sustainable transport master plans for eight cities. PTV Group is leading the project and providing software and consulting support. (licence-free image: weltkarten-landkarten.com)

A new strategic mobility project is being launched in Romania. Sustainable transport master plans for eight cities. PTV Group is leading the project and providing software and consulting support.
(licence-free image: weltkarten-landkarten.com)

In July 2014, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Great Britain, placed a large order for the development of sustainable mobility master plans in Romania.Read more

PTV Group to expand in the UK

New PTV branch office in Birmingham, UK

PTV Group has established a new branch office in Birmingham, UK. Photo: © Birminghamairport

The software provider PTV Group based in Karlsruhe is driving forward its expansion strategy in foreign markets. It has now opened a branch office in the UK offering transport and logistics planning software, real-time optimization solutions and services.… Read more

10 reasons for PTV Visum in public transport planning

People sitting in a metro

At IT-TRANS 2014 PTV Group is presenting the “10 reasons why you should use PTV Visum for public transport planning”.

Why are IT solutions the key to helping public transport successfully meet the challenges of the future? This is the questions that the international professional community will discuss at IT-TRANS from 18 – 20 February 2014 at the Karlsruhe Trade Fair Center.Read more

PTV’s Rail Forum to provide platform for technical discussions

Train depot

PTV Group is helding a technically oriented Rail Forum at Shaping Transportation.

Tomorrow PTV Group is starting its Shaping Transportation event. In adition to the conference, which will cover concepts for sustainable mobility, and the international PTV Vision Traffic User Group Meeting, Shaping Transportation will also feature a technical Rail Forum for rail operators.Read more

Perspective – Public Transport: That moves the sector

Young woman looking out of train window

PTV Group releases study on the future of public transport.

Scarcity of resources and demographic change are determining the future of public transport as shown by the industry survey “Perspective – Public Transport” initiated by PTV Group. The recent publication of the White Paper illustrates which topics are moving the public transport sector and how the stakeholders are dealing with them.Read more

Austria’s first nationwide traffic information system

VAO is Austria’s first nationwide traffic information system

VAO is Austria’s first nationwide traffic information system

A comprehensive public traffic information system which includes all means of transport, covering every district of a country – that is the transport experts’ vision for Austria. One such forward-thinking project is VAO which was presented for the first time to the public at ITS World Congress in Vienna in October.Read more

PTV Visum 12.5 is “on track”

Verkehrsplanungssoftware PTV Visum

The new PTV Visum 12.5 release
is now available!

PTV Visum 12.5 combines the practical with the visually-appealing. For instance, users can now insert Bing maps as the background when displaying their networks. OpenStreetMap maps can also be used directly as network basis for the development and expansion of transport models.Read more