Change in the Division Management at PTV Transport Consult

Werner Balz, Division Manager Traffic Control & Management in the Stuttgart office of PTV Transport Consult, will retire on 1 March 2017.

Werner Balz, Division Manager Traffic Control & Management in the Stuttgart office of PTV Transport Consult, will retire on 1 March 2017.

At the beginning of March, Werner Balz, Division Manager for Traffic Control & Management in the Stuttgart office of PTV Transport Consult GmbH, will retire after 25 years at PTV.Read more

Promoting traffic research in Africa

Prospective traffic engineers learning how to optimise signal control at the lights lab of SSML

Prospective traffic engineers learning how to optimise signal control at the lights lab of SSML

Ever since its foundation as a university spin-off, close cooperation with partners and research facilities has been a top priority at PTV. The Group has established a global network, reaching from its German hometown Karlsruhe to universities and researchers all over Europe, America, Asia and even Africa.Read more

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

Moscow relies on real-time technology PTV Optima

The current mayor of Moscow, Sergey Semyonovich Sobyanin (left), gives Prime Minister, Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev, an overview of the traffic management of the city of Moscow.

The current mayor of Moscow, Sergey Semyonovich Sobyanin (left), gives Prime Minister, Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev, an overview of the traffic management of the city of Moscow.

During their last joint visit to the Moscow traffic management centre, the current mayor, Sergey Semyonovich Sobyanin, and Maxim Liksutov, Deputy Mayor and Head of the Department for Transport and Road Infrastructure Development, said that Moscow’s newly implemented Intelligent Traffic System (ITS) stands out as one of the best in the world.Read more

The Strategy – How Cities Manage Traffic

Junction in Barcelona, Spain

The PTV Group initiates the online survey “The Strategy – How Cities Manage Traffic”

It has to be commercially-viable, environmentally-friendly and socially sustainable. The long-term traffic planning efforts are considerable. But how do we translate a project into tangible action? Here, anyone would like to able to be a fly on the wall and take a look at what the neighbours’ strategy is.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

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

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

Ahead of time

PTV Optima for real-time traffic management

Piedmont relies on PTV Optima for real-time traffic management

Covering an area of 25,000 square kilometres, Piedmont is, after Sicily, Italy’s second largest region. Its provinces are intersected by 34,000 kilometres of main road. Managing traffic and providing mobility information in this region is the job of 5T.Read more

Cutting CO2 emissions in road traffic? eCoMove shows how it is done!

The eCoMove video shows new car2car and car2infrastructure technologies from research

Road transport is one of the biggest sources of air pollution. Therefore, this is an important area with considerable leverage for CO2reduction and climate protection.

That is the reason why the EU Commission promotes projects which tackle this problem.… Read more