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

The Benefits of Modelling Public Transport

Ralf Frisch

Ralf Frisch, Solution Director at PTV Group, is a strong supporter and fan of public transport.

Karlsruhe, PTV Group’s hometown, is currently under construction: A tunnel is being built to transform the tram into a subway. This project is said to enhance public transport and to decrease congestions in the inner-city.Read more

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

Real time: The solution for transport resilience in cities?

New York

How can you ensure the transport resilience of your city? PTV has the answers.

On June 3rd something unusual happened in Paris: For the first time since World War Two the Louvre had to call Volunteers to help move its treasures to upper floors. The Seine had peaked its highest level in more than 30 years and threatened to flood the cellar of the museum and whole parts of the city.Read more

Urban transport master plans in Turkey: PTV Transport Consult to share its in-depth expertise

PTV Transport Consult will advise its partners on issues pertaining to the transport master plans for the Turkish cities of Mersin, Gaziantep, Antalya and Izmir. The chart shows one of the scenarios for the development of a rail-bound public transport system for the city of Mersin.

PTV Transport Consult will advise its partners on issues pertaining to the transport master plans for Turkish cities. The chart shows one of the scenarios for the development of a rail-bound public transport system for the city of Mersin.

Our Turkish partner Bogazici Proje is a market leader in the implementation of urban transport master plans throughout Turkey.Read more

Finely crafted and integrated

One part of the transport model of Halle (Saale): public transport

One part of the transport model of Halle (Saale): public transport. Modelled with PTV Visum.

Since the existing transportation model was getting a bit long in the tooth, the city of Halle (Saale), Germany, commissioned planning company verkehrplus GmbH to update it. This resulted in a modern, finely crafted transportation model with around 600 zones, which takes into account all modes of transport.Read more

Competitive Traffic

Arturo Ardila Gomez, Traffic Expert at the World Bank and Lead Transport Economist

Arturo Ardila Gomez, Traffic Expert at the World Bank and Lead Transport Economist

How can city traffic in emerging and developing countries be made safer and faster? Arturo Ardila Gomez, traffic expert at the World Bank and Lead Transport Economist, talked about his experiences in Latin America and East Asia in an interview.Read more

Summit of transport ministers

This year's global summit of transport ministers will take place in Leipzig, 21 - 23 May

This year’s global summit of transport ministers will take place in Leipzig, 21 – 23 May

The leading global summit of transport ministers organised by the International Transport Forum will take place from 21 – 23 May in Leipzig, Germany. Transport ministers and decision-makers from around the world will meet to discuss current issues associated with ‘Transport for a Changing World’.… Read more

Changing societies, changing mobility

Changing cities, changing mobility

Changing societies, changing mobility – calling for a completely new approach to mobility services

Throughout the world our societies are changing. As our demographic situations evolve, so too does information and communication technology, pushing boundaries and paving the way for new solutions and services.

The demands placed on future-orientated mobility are also in a state of flux, calling for a completely new approach to mobility services – not only from providers but from users as well.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