Verena Hochrein

About Verena Hochrein

Before joining PTV Group's corporate marketing team in 2017, Verena Hochrein worked as a science communicator at a research institute and completed a traineeship at a PR agency specialising in IT communications. She studied English and American Studies as well as Scandinavien Studies in Germany and Sweden.

Improving traffic flows without building
new roads

The city of Vienna optimises traffic flow with
PTV Optima.

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

“Technology provides a cheaper, quicker and better solution to the traditional reaction to traffic jams – that lane capacity must be increased either through widening or building a complete new road”, says Devrim Kara, Director of PTV UK & Ireland.… Read more

Mobility as a Service lifts off: Are drones the new taxis?

A drone is about to land on a rooftop (Photo: iStock)

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Going by plane is probably the best way to travel long distances in a relatively short amount of time. But what if air travel was also an option for shorter distances?… Read more

IT-TRANS 2018: Our event highlights

Visitors at our IT-TRANS 2018 booth

Visitors at our IT-TRANS 2018 booth

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Public transport is on the move to bring accessibility back to the public. Last week, the three-day tradeshow IT-TRANS 2018 welcomed 6,000 visitors at Messe Karlsruhe. As one of 260 exhibitors, we look back on a very successful and action-packed week.… Read more

Alleviating traffic with technology:
PTV Optima 17 facilitates integration and offers new interfaces

Intelligent transportation systems like PTV Optima are the key to manage and control congested traffic networks.

PTV Optima is the key to manage and control congested traffic networks.

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

While the number of cars on the road has surpassed the 1 billion-unit already in 2010, it will nearly double by 2040. This trend increases the demand for intelligent transportation systems (ITS) to manage and control overly congested traffic networks.… Read more

Lisbon Mobi Summit: Creating a coalition for new mobility solutions

Paulo Humanes on stage at the Lisbon Mobi Summit

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

To discover, to test, to experiment, to know – this was the motto of the first Lisbon Mobi Summit. The initiative was kicked off on 26 January by the Portuguese Minister for Planning and Infrastructure, Pedro Marques, and brings together decision-makers and mobility players from different sectors and industries.… Read more

Redefine the future of mobility with us at TRB in Washington D.C.

We invite you to join us for exclusive discussions so we can share our latest innovation. Get an inside look at the evolution of our company and visit us at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington, D.C., (7-11 January 2018). We also look forward to meeting you at our exclusive evening reception (9 January 2018) unveiling PTV Group’s next milestones.Read more

What if you could predict the unpredictable?

Vehicles stuck in traffic cost time and money and hurt the economy.

Traffic disruptions cost a fortune wasting time, fuel and carbon emissions. Due to traffic jams, the British economy, for instance, loses £9bn every year, as calculated in a recent analysis by the transport data company Inrix.Read more