#VisiOnAir: Modelling traffic-actuated signal controls with VisVAP

The use of traffic-actuated signal control has long been common in cities and local districts. Today, road users make the lights go green themselves, pedestrians by pressing a button, motorists using traffic detectors. “The traffic-actuated signal control is a response to current demand,” explains Sven Beller, modelling expert for smart traffic control systems at the PTV Group.… Read more

#VisiOnAir: Modelling alighting and boarding passengers with PTV Viswalk

Alighting passengers in PTV Viswalk

Alighting and boarding passengers have a big influence on the performance of individual public transport lines and the traffic quality at passenger transfer nodes. These processes can be realistically depicted in PTV Viswalk. As opposed to other modelling situations, the properties of the individual objects play an important role in the connection between pedestrian movements and public transport.… Read more

#VisiOnAir: New data sources for the transport model

Gathering data is usually associated with high time and personnel expenses

Data is the basis of every transport model. Only models with good data will produce good results. However, gathering data is usually associated with high time and personnel expenses. Empiric speed data like “TomTom Traffic Stats” offers a good alternative to carrying out your own investigations.Read more

Traffic safety in Asia – #VisiOnAir Webinars

Road traffic in ThailandThailand – a popular holiday destination for visitors all over the world. Politically speaking, the country is largely seen as safe. Road transport, however, is among the most dangerous in the world. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), around 24,000 people die in Thailand each year as a result of road accidents, which is equivalent to 38.1 per 100,000 inhabitants.… Read more

Shift from visionary to doer with free webinars by PTV Vision Traffic!

#VisiOnAirWithout the help of suitable tools and solid know-how, visions can remain nothing more than bold ideas. Make technology part of your implementation strategy so you can use it to fulfil your plans. You can learn how to turn your visionary concepts in the area of traffic planning into action step by step by attending our free webinars.Read more