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

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

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

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

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

Millennials and mobility: Students of Newcastle University share their perspectives on the mobility of tomorrow

Bringing the worlds of academia and transportation planning experts together, since 2010, PTV Group has invited MSc students from Newcastle University for a week-long visit. As part of our PTV Academics program, we provided our young students from the UK the space to jointly exchange ideas on transportation and tackle the complexity and opportunities of a new era of mobility solutions such as Mobility as a Service (MaaS), real-time traffic management and road safety. Read more

Paper Offers Insight into How to Model Shared Spaces

Shared Space. © Badische Zeitung/ Rita Eggstein Source: www.badische-zeitung.de

As our population expands creating increased pressure on our resources, municipalities continue to hunt for new and innovative ways to unlock their maximum potential. One such resource likely to be required to take on new, multi-functional roles in the future is our urban streets.Read more