Light at the end of the tunnel

EU project SeRon focussed on security of tunnels & bridges

EU project SeRon focussed on security of tunnels & bridges

How can critical tunnels be identified? And how does road transport affect our bridges? The EU project “Security of Road Transport Networks” (SeRoN) which focused on safety of tunnels and bridges was completed in October 2012.Read more

PTV at TRB 2013 in Washington D.C.


Meet us here!

This year’s Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, D.C. The information-packed program will attract more than 11,000 transportation professionals from around the world to Washington, D.C., January 13-17, 2013. The TRB Annual Meeting program covers all transportation modes, with more than 4,000 presentations in nearly 750 sessions and workshops addressing topics of interest to all attendees – policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions.  … Read more

Generating signals, moving in the right direction

Signal control systems are key instruments influencing the traffic situation.

Traffic signal systems, commonly called traffic lights, influence what happens on the roads: They control traffic, improve road safety and increase the quality of traffic flow.

Assembly line production made it possible to manufacture cars which were affordable to the general public.… Read more

Psst – PTV Visum can also do traffic engineering

In urban areas junctions have an immediate impact on traffic flow which means that they need to be thoroughly planned and designed. PTV Visum is the ideal tool to manage these complex tasks.

Dynamic life in cities, gridlock on the roads. Due to the ever-increasing amount of traffic, this scenario is part of our daily life, in particular during peak hours.Read more

Turkey in need of engineers

An interview with Professor Dr. Hakan Güler, University of Sakarya, Turkey

Prof. Hakan Güler from the University of Sakarya in Turkey has guided the PTV Summer School for four years now.

PTV’s Summer School has taken place every year since 2009. As part of this programme, students from Turkey stay in Germany for a week to gain experience in using the transport planning software PTV Visum and PTV Vissim.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