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

Big Data = Big Value?

Michael Schade, data analyst at Mobility Lab in Greater Washington, USA, explains in an interview with PTV how we can use and benefit from big data in traffic and transportation.

Michael Schade, data analyst at Mobility Lab in Greater Washington, USA. His credo: “Anything that democratizes data is a good thing.”

Traffic-relevant data volumes continue to grow at a steady rate. Real-time data complements historical data, offering completely new evaluation and analysis options. Michael Schade, data analyst at Mobility Lab in Greater Washington, USA, explains how we can use and benefit from big data in traffic and transportation

What are you doing with (big) data?Read more

PTV Group and INRIX to make cities smarter

Street in Paris

INRIX XD Traffic will enhance PTV Group’s data portfolio for real-time traffic management.

This week, PTV Group and INRIX announced a strategic partnership to collaborate on smart city solutions that will use big data and demand-based modelling software to solve urban mobility problems worldwide. INRIX is a leading provider of real-time traffic information.Read more

How real-time data helps optimize traffic and transport and improve utilization of infrastructure

Vincent Kobesen, CEO of PTV Group, speaks as a representative of the IT industry at the summit of the International Transport Forum in Leipzig

Vincent Kobesen, CEO of PTV Group, speaks as a representative of the IT industry at the summit of the International Transport Forum in Leipzig

At this year’s annual summit of the International Transport Forum in Leipzig, PTV Group called on lawmakers to establish the rules and guidelines required to ensure open, standardised and secure data exchange.… Read more