PTV Vissim Tip: Add objects with predefined attribute values

Surely you came across a situation in network coding where you wanted to add a new network object with the same values as an already defined one (e.g. when coding speeds in your Vissim network).

This is the ideal application for the duplicate functionality: Simply drag the desired object with the mouse while holding down the Ctrl key and place it at the position where it should be added.Read more

6th PTV Vision Traffic Asia-Pacific UGM in Bali

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Bali as location for the 6th PTV Vision Traffic Asia-Pacific UGM

The PTV Group is proud to announce the 6th PTV Vision Traffic UGM with the event participation in Bali, 17-18 October. PTV Asia-Pacific invites engineers, planners and operators from public sector authorities, the private sector as well as from academia to participate in this exciting event.Read more

PTV Vissim tip: Display type options

The following options are provided for links and connectors with a thickness > 0:

  • Shaded sides: similar as for vehicles the lighting of links/connectors depends on the viewing angle.
  • All sides same colour/texture as top side: Useful for bridges or other structures. Also if you wish to use links as graphical walls in your 3D scene as the texture placed on that link is then displayed as “wall side”.
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Editing 3D signal heads

For realistic display of signal heads PTV Vissim offers a wide selection of 3D signal displays for various applications. Besides many configurations for “normal” traffic display it includes specific signal pictures for bikes, pedestrians and public transport. Even digital counters are included.

A new 3D signal head is generated in 2D mode by pressing “New 3D signal” inside the signal head dialog.… Read more