PTV Group pilots its first hardware solution in the UK under Umovity banner

Modelling and simulation software company PTV Group is piloting its first piece of traffic detection hardware in Europe, as part of the integration with its sister company Econolite. The sensor EVO RADAR has been successfully trialled in in South Gloucestershire. The two companies, which merged in January under the Umovity brand, are now actively harnessing […]

PTV offers authorities assistance with free Public Transport Playbook

Transport modelling and software company PTV is offering transport planners and consultants free support through a new publication called the Public Transport Playbook. The company talked to public transport experts around the globe to get the full picture and says “they voluntarily shared their knowledge with us”. The company has summarised the output and its […]

PTV Group to develop integrated, multi-modal transport model for the Hamburg

Modelling and simulation software company PTV Group’s consulting division has been chosen to develop an integrated, multimodal transport model for Hamburg. Over the next two years, PTV Transport Consult GmbH will build a comprehensive demand model for both passenger and commercial transport, focusing on the analysis year 2023. This will provide the Authority for Transport […]

PTV Group celebrates 30th anniversary of the PTV Vissim traffic simulation software

The PTV Group – part of Umovity – is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its PTV Vissim software. This integrated simulation of all road users has already contributed to improved traffic flow and lower emissions in more than 120 countries. The software considers both regional and cultural differences in mobility behaviour. In addition to offering […]

Companies come together to compete with Apple and Google maps

A group of leading tech companies have come together to deliver an open map dataset aimed at providing app developers with free geographical data, and take on Google and Apple Maps. Amazon, Meta, Microsoft, and TomTom have jointly launched the Overture Maps Foundation, collaborating “to enable current and next-generation interoperable open map products, today announced […]

PTV releases cloud-based real-time traffic management tool

Modelling and simulation software company PTV Group has launched a new cloud-based tool for real-time traffic management. It says PTV Flows can visualise incidents in the road network and forecast unexpected congestion up to two hours in advance, enabling cities and road authorities to proactively manage traffic flows even without access to advanced traffic management […]

PTV Group to support new urban mobility data analytics project

Transport modelling company PTV Group is one of the partners of the new Horizon Europe research project EMERALDS on urban mobility data analytics. A team of experts in data science and mobility from 10 European countries will develop a Mobility Analytics as a Service toolset over the next three years with the aim of improving […]

Historic traffic demand now integrated with automated model generation solution PTV Model2Go

Mobility software and modelling company PTV Group has launched what it calls a more sophisticated version of PTV Model2Go. PTV Model2Go Demand now combines automated model generation technology with comprehensive traffic demand data based on TomTom’s analysis of trips, preferred routes and most driven streets throughout time. The new cloud-based solution provides users such as […]


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