PTV Group to deliver new strategic transport model for Ho Chi Minh City

Modelling company PTV Group, part of Umovity, has announced it will deliver the new strategic transport model for Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam. The metropolis’ Department of Transportation (DoT) has opted for the premier transport planning solution, PTV Visum, as their standard tool to bolster and advance their transportation system. HCMC stands as one […]

PTV Principal Modeller reflects on the future of modelling

Following the PTV User Group meeting in London on 27 November, the company’s Principal Modeller in the UK, Laurence Chittock has written his thoughts on the event and the state of the industry. He discusses industry challenges, technological advancements including AI and Machine Learning, and adaptability. Highways News publishes his thoughts below, in full: PTV […]

PTV explains how modelling helped design innovative roundabout

Modelling and simulation software company PTV has detailed how its PTV Vissim software models supported an innovative upgrade of a key junction in Northamptonshire that has led to a significant reduction in congestion since its opening in 2021. As part of its improvement plans, National Highways developed an innovative scheme to upgrade Chowns Mill, a […]

Transport modelling industry predicted to be worth $180bn

A new report is predicting the global route optimisation software market will expand by 15% per year now and 2035. The study published by Research Nester said the market is poised to reach revenues of US$180 billion (£143 billion) by the end of 2035, up from a revenue of $6 billion in 2022. It says […]

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 […]

PTV Group delivers real-time data analytics to improve traffic in Paris

The Paris region highway authority has adopted technology from modelling firm PTV to enhance traffic management on one of Europe’s busiest networks following a public invitation to tender. The aim of the contract is to supply real-time speed data derived from the GPS location of vehicles travelling on the road network managed by DiRIF (Direction […]

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 […]


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