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

Shaping Transportation 2014


Meet us at Shaping Transportation 2014 in Berlin

Our travel behaviour is changing: More and more people now leave their cars at home and opt instead for stress-free travel by rail, bus or bike. Strengthening eco-mobility is a positive trend. However, as the use of transport modes shifts, are the cities ready?Read more

Access to mobility is the goal


OECD, World Bank and other key players met at Shaping Transportation to discuss the future of mobility.

More than 250 transport policy thinkers, shapers and decision makers from 54 countries met in London in late June to discuss how to develop mobility in a sustainable way and what gaps need to be closed.Read more

Four pillars for urban transport sustainability in large metropolitan regions of Latin America: Issues and Options


Jorge Rebelo, Lead Transport Specialist, Sustainable Development Department at the World Bank, USA

Future-oriented ideas for dealing with urban transport are emerging in Latin America. However, it is obvious that the countries are still struggling to turn them into reality. Jorge M. Rebelo is aware of the challenges.Read more

9 factors to form sustainable transport policy


Dr. Hans Jeekel, Secreatry Board of the Association of European Transport

There are three pillars of sustainability: economics, ecology and social welfare. Anyone looking to conduct a sustainable transport policy must consider each of these three pillars. However, if you study the current situation in Europe, you will observe that many countries are inclined to focus on just the economic and ecological aspects. Read more

PTV Vissim 6 – Lifting the curtain!

Our colleagues have been working hard for this: PTV Vissim 6. “It’s the best Vissim we’ve ever had”, says Dr. Axel Leonhardt, Director Product Management PTV Vissim at PTV Group. In this interview he gives an insight into new functionalities and the graphical user interface.


PTV Vissim 6 will be available at the end of July 2013.Read more

First “Shaping Transportation” event in London


Shaping Transportation takes place from 18 – 19 June 2013 in London.

World leading transportation experts will meet at Shaping Transportation in London: From 18 – 19 June 2013, transport policy thinkers, shapers and decision makers as well as software users will discuss how to develop mobility in a sustainable way.Read more