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
It has always been a complex task to plan and optimize public transport networks. And it is still the case that tried-and-tested software like MS Excel is used to map and link nodes and links of a network plan.… Read more
Anyone who has spent any time in the world’s biggest cities recently can hardly have missed them: bicycle hire schemes are popping up everywhere. In May 2011 there were just under 140 bike sharing programmes in operation, offering around 237,000 bicycles in 165 cities, and their popularity was still growing.… Read more
Although it’s great to see people making healthy use of a good public transport system, there are sometimes cases in which a well-functioning system can become a victim of its own success.… Read more
ITS systems takes the pain out of searching for the optimum connection, as we described in our last article. Timetable information systems and increasingly dynamically updated displays at stops and stations or on-board vehicles are replacing conventional, static printed information about the transport network.… Read more
The examples in the last article leave no room for doubt: public transport is becoming increasingly important for mobility within and between cities.… Read more
In our blog post series “Excited about PTV Visum 15”, Michael Oliver, Solution Director PTV Visum, writes today about parallel and batch processing.
As computing power grows so too does the expectation that modellers will develop bigger and more complex models.… Read more