PTV Insights: Improved road utilization through platooning

Peter Sukennik, PTV Vissim Product Management, about the simulation of platooning in PTV Vissim.

Peter Sukennik, PTV Vissim Product Management, about the simulation of platooning in PTV Vissim.

Grouping vehicles – car or trucks driving closely together – into platoons, while maintaining road safety, is called platooning. The vehicles speed up or slow down at the same time, whereas the vehicle at the front of the platoon determines the driving rhythm.Read more

PTV Insights: Autonomous vehicles and their impact on traffic and transport

Peter Sukennik, PTV Vissim Product Management, about the simulation of autonomous vehicles and their impact on traffic and transport

Peter Sukennik, PTV Vissim Product Management, about the simulation of autonomous vehicles and their impact on traffic and transport

What will our roads look like should autonomous vehicles one day become a daily mode of transport? Peter Sukennik, PTV Vissim Product Management, talks about the simulation of autonomous vehicles and their impact on traffic and transport.Read more

PTV SISTeMA co-author award-winning paper on short-term traffic forecasting

Alessandro Attanasi with the award…a Marinella tie!

Our experts from PTV SISTeMA in Italy  has recently been awarded with the Best Paper Award at the IEEE-MT-ITS International Conference in Napoli.

Alessandro Attanasi, Lorenzo Meschnini, Marco Pezzula co-authored the research paper on “A Hybird Method for Real-Time Short-Term Predictions of Traffic Flows in Urban Areas” together with Gaetano Fusco, Guido Gentile, Natalia Isaenko of University of Rome “Sapienza”.… Read more

How can climate goals be reached?

From the German Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan to the implementation of Germany’s Mobility and Fuels Strategy - Prof. Dr. Christoph Walther, Head of Global Research at PTV Group, accompanies plans for future climate action.

From the German Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan to the implementation of Germany’s Mobility and Fuels Strategy – Prof. Dr. Christoph Walther, Head of Global Research at PTV Group, accompanies plans for future climate action.

The Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan 2030 (FTIP), however, does not meet with enthusiasm everywhere.Read more

We are on the cusp of a revolution – trends and innovations in mobility

We are on the cusp of a revolution in the movement of people and goods world-wide.

We are on the cusp of a revolution in the movement of people and goods world-wide.

“We are on the cusp of a revolution in the movement of people and goods world-wide. The age of connectivity is upon us and it is bringing within it transport and mobility innovation and enlightenment on an unprecedented scale.The ‘Internet of Movement’

Autonomous Vehicles and Drones are no longer flights of fantasy, and at PTV Group, we are the company simulating and predicting, their incorporation into the overall transport network/mix.… 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

A look back at Intertraffic Amsterdam 2016

PTV Group showcased ist products to an international audience at the Intertraffic in Amsterdam

PTV Group showcased its products to an international audience at the Intertraffic in Amsterdam

Intertraffic Amsterdam 2016, the most authoritative international traffic technology exhibition in the world, is already over. We spent four days in the the most amazing city in the Netherlands, meeting experts in the field of transportation and planning, colleagues and friends from all around the globe.Read more

PTV Group @ TRB Annual Meeting 2016

PTV Group @ TRB Annual Meeting 2016

PTV Group @ TRB Annual Meeting 2016

This year saw another successful TRB Annual Meeting, with Washington playing host to traffic experts from across the world between the 10th – 14th January.

The PTV Group, as the proud ‘Platinum Sponsor’ of the event, featured heavily in presentations from customers who showed off their user case studies.… Read more

Can Asia have more cars?

Chandran Nair, founder of the Global Institute for Tomorrow

Chandran Nair was born in Malaysia. He studied biochemistry in London after which he was involved in the anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa. In 1991 he took over a small environmental consultancy company, which expanded greatly under his leadership. In 2005 he founded the Global Institute For Tomorrow, a think tank which marries economic theory with social engagement.

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