Compendium of research papers at the TRB 2018 – now online!

PTV Group booth at the TRB 2018 Annual Meeting

Estimated reading time: 1 minute

The documents within this research compendium were prepared and submitted to the Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting a five-day conference that took place from January 7 – 11, 2018 in in Washington D.C.… Read more

How do you manage two million citizens during the Pope’s visit to Colombia?

Pope Francis greeting the crowds in his Popemobile

Pope Francis greeting the crowds in his Popemobile. Image source: Pixabay

It has been 31 years since a pope visited Colombia. Each visit symbolises unity, and this time, Pope Francis wants to promote peace. The five-day trip from 6 – 11 September draws between two to three million citizens from around the country to the capital city of Bogotá.Read more

Want a healthier, smarter city to live in?

Cooperation between PTV Group and TNO

Two of the most powerful technologies have teamed up to form a comprehensive and holistic platform to urban planning called, Urban Strategy with PTV Visum. This platform works by identifying people as the central element of any given city, and then combine it with conventional city-making discipline as well as architecture and engineering so that it can recognise the influences of social issues, economic development, culture, recreational area as well as technology to provide an all-encompassing smart city dashboard.Read more

Pushing traffic modelling and simulation to new heights and dimensions


Visualising traffic models with the new 3D network view of PTV Visum 16

The new releases of PTV Visum, PTV Vissim and PTV Viswalk, the world’s leading software solutions for macroscopic traffic modelling and microscopic traffic and pedestrian simulation, are now available and set new standards for assignment, visualisation and user-friendliness, and run faster than ever before.Read more

A profit for everyone: PTV Traffic Beta Test concluded successfully

“So far Visum version 16 shows excellent results with shorter running time e.g. for assignments.” A. James Khan, CH2M Hill

When we are developing our products, the three things that are most important to us are: innovative processes that help you to deal with issues now and in the future, continuous improvement of the tools needed for clear and efficient workflows, and ensuring a high standard of quality.… Read more

Take a Look into the Future – Become a PTV Traffic Beta Tester

Join the Beta Test Campaign

Join the Beta Test Campaign

Before launching the big product releases in autumn, we are inviting all customers with an active license for PTV Visum 15, PTV Vissim 8 or PTV Viswalk 8 to take part in our Beta Testing Program. Ideas and feedback of our Beta testers will have direct impact on the final product and will ensure the highest software quality for our customers.Read more

Mesoscopic simulation with PTV Vissim 8

Hybrid simulation in PTV Vissim 8 combines mesoscopic and microscopic simulation.

Hybrid simulation in PTV Vissim 8 combines mesoscopic and microscopic simulation.

PTV Vissim 8 introduces mesoscopic simulation to the Vision Traffic Suite. This additional modelling level speeds up simulation by a factor of 50 compared to microscopic simulation. PTV Group is presenting the new feature for the first time at ITS World in Bordeaux (Booth A99). Read more