Smart and connected: the stop of the future

The intelligent stop of the future (Photo: raumobil GmbH).

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What will the stop look like in the multimodal, networked mobility world of tomorrow?  PTV Group and  raumobil GmbH worked on this issue as part of the R&D project “smartStation – the stop as a gateway to multimodal mobility” (RD No.… Read more

Assessing heavy-load bridge options: refurbish or replace?

PTV has developed a methodology for the optimization of bridge refurbishment and/or renewal measures (Photo: iStock).

Growing traffic volumes, including heavy-load transport, have a negative impact on roads and bridges, in particular on the 39,500 bridges of the federal motorway system in Germany. Most of them were built between 1965 and 1985.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

EU research project CoEXist: Kick-off in Versailles in early June

At the Palace of Versailles, the kick-off event of our new EU research project CoEXist took place.

The kick-off event of our new EU research project CoEXist took place at the famous Palace of Versailles near Paris. The project funded by the Horizon 2020  framework program of the European Commission focuses on the interaction between semi-automated and conventional vehicles in the transitional period to fully autonomous vehicle fleets.… Read more

The future of the Last Mile

LaMiLo: Project partner Bruxelles Mobilité tested more flexible City Logistics solutions using Citydepot vans for their deliveries.

LaMiLo: Project partner Bruxelles Mobilité tested more flexible City Logistics solutions using Citydepot vans for their deliveries.

The final conference of the research project LaMiLo (Last Mile Logistics) will take place in Brussels on 24 June 2015. All project partners will present their research results on the future of Last Mile logistics at this event: from the logistics service providers’ and public authorities’ point of view to the perspective of the test areas where these results were implemented and evaluated.… Read more