InnoTrans 2018 News: PTV-Highlights

Besuchen Sie uns in Berlin auf der InnoTrans 2018, Halle 4.1, Stand 417.

Can you imagine a city where you can seamlessly transfer from one mode to another, changing from bicycles to car sharing services to trains and walking the final short stretch? We do! Visit our team in Berlin in hall 4.1 at stand 417 from September 18 – September 21 at InnoTrans 2018 and enter into dialogue with us about punctuality, last miles and future mobility.… Read more

New PTV Vissim Demo Example ‘Cableways’

New example for PTV Vissim available now.

We have built an example that shows the simulation of cable cars in PTV Vissim. Two different systems are included in the model:

  • An up-the-mountain two-way system with two cable-connected cabins (holding up to 20 pax each)
  • A horizontal loop system with 11 cabins (holding up to 4 pax each) that travel non-stop

Both systems are interconnected at the mountain station where passengers can transfer from one system to the other.… Read more

New PTV Vissim/ PTV Viswalk Installation Examples ‘S-Queue With Shortcuts’

New examples for PTV Vissim / PTV Viswalk.

Today, we provide four variations of s-shaped pedestrian queuing zones where queuing aisles can be cut short. These shortcuts allow passengers to drastically reduce their walking distance at off-peak when most of the queuing area remains empty. Utilizing the new formula-based routing, a shortcut is opened as soon as the number of passengers in the next loop downstream is below a threshold value.… Read more

Lisbon puts pedestrians first –
why smart cities are inclusive cities

Pedro Alves Nave and Pedro Homem de Gouveia from the city of Lisbon

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Solving mobility issues in a city with over two million citizens is more than just building additional lanes and larger parking spaces or improving the signal timing for traffic lights.… Read more