PTV Vissim: Paving the road to self-driving technology

Tongji University in Shanghai, China

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes

Thanks to the technology behind PTV Vissim, the microscopic simulation software is capable of simulating autonomous vehicles depicting their own motion characteristics and their interaction with other connected or non-connected vehicles. We speak to Prof. Dr.… Read more

Intertraffic Amsterdam 2018: A Result and Data-Driven Recap

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Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Intertraffic is the world’s leading event for traffic technology professionals and we are proud to be part of the exhibitors from 21 – 24 April 2018. We are on the cusp of the deepest, fastest and most consequential disruption of transportation in history and as such, we are proud to show our latest news and innovations to help shape the future of mobility.… Read more

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

Event Recap: TRB 2018 Annual Meeting in Washington D.C

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

TRB 2018 was an exciting, action-packed meeting with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 800 sessions and workshops. In conjunction with this year’s theme; Transportation: Moving the Economy of the Future, we are proud to showcase to policymakers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions our latest innovations and evolution as a brand.… Read more

PTV Epics in PTV Vissim – model based local traffic signal control for public transport prioritisation (with free demo version)

PTV Epics is specifically designed to reduce traffic planning effort.

The cars had begun stacking up at the intersection, and there is no turning back. Traffic congestion is a big problem for everyone, especially within the city. But what can be done? Maybe take a second off at the red-light timer?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

How microsimulation help realise automated vehicles’ full potential.

Whether comparing junction geometries, analysing public transport priority schemes or considering the effects of certain signalling – PTV Vissim allows you to simulate traffic patterns exactly. Image source: iStock

We live in a world where a rapid disruption of mobility industry is taking place. Major companies have accelerated technologically, while some have hit the brakes.Read more