PTV is one of Australia’s ITS Award winners making in-roads for the industry

ITS Australia Award 2017

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Australia celebrated the achievements of the nation’s most innovative and advanced transport technologies and the organisations and individuals involved. PTV Group has been recognised along with the University of Melbourne for The Australian Integrated Multimodal Ecosystem as an outstanding contribution to the industry and community at the 2017 ITS Australia National Awards.Read more

Reliability in Transport

Together with other experts, Prof. Dr. Christoph Walther, Head of Global Research at the PTV Group, will be examining the significance of reliability in transport on behalf of the World Road Association.  Photo: iStock/itsskin

Together with other experts, Prof. Dr. Christoph Walther, Head of Global Research at the PTV Group, will be examining the significance of reliability in transport on behalf of the World Road Association.
Photo: iStock/itsskin

Reliability in transport is one of the topics on which one of the committees of the World Road Association (WRA) will be focussing intensively for the next four years.Read more

International exchange

Students got plenty of fascinating insights into the world of transport planning & traffic engineering during their Newcastle Field Trip (here at PTV headquarters in Karlsruhe

Students got plenty of fascinating insights into the world of transport planning & traffic engineering during their Newcastle Field Trip (here at PTV headquarters in Karlsruhe)

Traffic & transport management from plans to practice: In May, 35 students and their supervisors from the University of Newcastle came to Karlsruhe to experience traffic & transport planning in real life during the 6th Newcastle Field Trip.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

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

The simulated journey

Eugen Diner RWTH Aachen

Eugen Diner is a scientist at the Institute for Road Traffic at RWTH University Aachen and works on various projects and studies related to road safety

For more than 80 years, the Institut für Straßenwesen (Institute for Road Traffic – isac) at RWTH University Aachen has been instructing on planning, equipping and operating road traffic systems.Read more

New video: PTV Group in 2 minutes

PTV Group presents integrated solutions for transportation and transport logistics.

“We plan and optimise everything which moves people and goods worldwide” – this is the coporate vision as announced by Vincent Kobesen, CEO of PTV Group. Since the foundation of the company in 1979, PTV has been impressively demonstrating its expertise in the fields of transportation and transport logistics for both the public and private sector.… Read more

Long-awaited PTV Vissim 6 version is now available

Screenshot of the traffic simulation software PTV Vissim 6

PTV Vissim 6 is the new release of the world leading traffic simulation software. It provides modern GUI technology and numerous improved features supporting typical workflows.

With the release of PTV Vissim 6, PTV Group has conquered the Mount Olympus of Traffic Simulation. We have invested a great deal of time to develop a new basic architecture of the world’s leading traffic simulation software which has undergone a major redesign.Read more

Online meets Offline

Road in Paris

Online simulation is the ideal solution for improving traffic flow and road network utilisation.

Online simulation is the ideal solution for improving traffic flow and road network utilisation. PTV Optima developed by SISTeMA and PTV Group is a tool which provides dynamic traffic projections that are ahead of “real” time.Read more

PTV Group Rolls Out New Tool for Traffic Engineering

The key visual of PTV Vistro shows Manhattan Birdseye Avenue

PTV Vistro is the tool for all traffic anaylsis needs.

What happens if a supermarket wants to compete with the local grocery store next door? Or if a newly-built skyscraper produces a sudden and excessive increase in the population of Little-Puddleton-on-the-Marsh? Structural changes such as these may have a substantial influence on the traffic situation.Read more