OSU_Ford

Modeling Autonomous Shuttle Behavior for Microscopic Simulation studies in Urban areas

PTVTalks

Ohio State University discusses the technical aspects behind creating a simulation environment for analysis studies of Urban Networks. They utilize the python COM interface to extend the capabilities of PTV Vissim to model shuttle behavior. Further, they note that though traffic data is often available for larger, popular networks, simulations for Urban Networks often require fine tuning due to the ...

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PTV Vistro Session 5- Development Impact Analysis

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This PTV Talks webinar focuses on features in PTV Vistro. It covers: Introduction to Transportation Impact Analysis Applications Scenario Planning Existing Conditions Background Traffic Conditions Development Trip Generation, Distribution, Assignment Evaluation and Mitigation Fair-Share Reporting 11th Hour Changes Other Extensions (Areawide, VMT, etc.) Watch the recording below or download the example files. Download a demo version of PTV Vistro. Answers ...

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Student Poster Session 2

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In this session, students are given the opportunity to showcase their academic work using PTV software. Presenters include: Ardeshir Mirbakhsh, New Jersey Institute of Technology Hamed Esmaeeli, Concordia University Parthiban P., Jyoti Engineering College Watch the recording below or download the presentations.

SwRI

A Powertrain Engineering Perspective to Traffic Simulation and Applications

PTVTalks

Sankar Rengarajan and Stas Gankov from Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) discuss the applicability, relevancy and use of realistic traffic simulation to connected powertrain development.  This presentation covers: Connected Powertrain Overview Traffic Simulator Objectives PTV Vissim Control Energy Benefits Watch the recording below or download the presentation.

Flow

PTV Visum- Flow Bundles

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Flow Bundles (Select Link Analysis) are used to graphically display assigned volume traveling over selected network objects (links, nodes, zones).  This is a valuable graphics tool for determining where certain trips are traveling to/from.  In this ToolTip video, the flow bundle setup will be explained, along with viewing the flow bundle path results in detail. Download the presentation and example ...

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PTV Visum- Origin-Destination Matrix Estimation

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Origin-Destination Matrix Estimation (ODME) allows a demand matrix to be updated and fine-tuned using count data in the network.  This ToolTip video describes the process of adding count data in user-defined attributes (UDAs) and configuring the matrix correction procedure used to perform the demand update.  The setup required to analyze the assignment and compare the assigned volumes to the count ...

STA

PTV Visum- Static Traffic Assignment

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This ToolTip video describes the elements required for Static Traffic Assignment in PTV Visum: Network Preparation Adding Demand Assignment Parameters Performing Assignment This includes information about the necessary network objects, along with the relevant attributes that are used during the assignment calculation.  The loaded network travel time based on Volume Delay Functions (VDFs) and the impedance calculation used in the ...

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Student Poster Session 1

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In this session, students are given the opportunity to showcase their academic work using PTV software. Presenters include: Hafiz Usman Ahmed, North Dakota State University Federico Caprile, Pontificia Univesidad Católica Argentina Fernando Cordero, Auburn University Watch the recording below or download the presentations.

Multimodal

PTV Vistro Session 4- Multimodal

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This PTV Talks webinar focuses on features in PTV Vistro. It covers: Pedestrian Analysis using HCM Bicycle Analysis using HCM Transit Affects using HCM and CCG Cycle Tracks Coding and Analysis Delayed Vehicle Green/LPI Exclusive Pedestrian Phase Watch the recording below or download the presentation & example files. Download a demo version of PTV Vistro. Answers to Questions Asked During ...

Transit Platforms

PTV Viswalk- Creating Transit Platforms & Configuring Queuing Areas

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These Tooltips videos gives an overview of examples of Creating Transit Platforms and Configuring Queuing Areas. Download the presentation and example files here. Watch the recordings below: Creating Transit Platforms Configuring Queuing Areas

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PTV Vistro Session 3- Signal Optimization

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This PTV Talks webinar focuses on features in PTV Vistro. It covers: Traffic Signal Setup and Geometry Refresher Global Settings for Optimization Traffic Control Workflow’s Intersection Settings Local Signal Optimization Coordination Groups Network Signal Optimization Time-Space Diagrams Watch recording below and download the example files. Download a demo version of PTV Vistro. Answers to Questions Asked During the Webinar  Question: ...

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PTV Vissim COM Programming in Depth

PTVTalks

Wuping Xin from KLD Engineering presents an introduction to COM technology, covers in-depth aspects of developing PTV Vissim COM applications, and introduces performance-improving techniques, as well as various PTV Vissim modules.

AWSC

PTV Vissim- Simplified All-Way Stop Controlled Intersection Modeling

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This ToolTip video describes a simplified approach to modeling All-Way Stop Controlled (AWSC) intersections. Instead of using priority rules, this example uses a Python script, along with Two-Stage Controllers and User-Defined Attributes, to model the interaction on a first-come-first-serve basis. Download the presentation and example files here. Watch the recording below:

Simple Signal

PTV Vissim- Simple Signal Controller

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Simple Signal Controllers were released in PTV Vissim 2020 to allow simple, built-in traffic-dependent controls to be created. Each controller contains a Default Signal Group for the major flow and a Calling Signal Group for the minor flow. This ToolTip video describes the setup required for each of these controllers: Two-Stage Controller Railway Crossing Pedestrian Crossing Watch the recording below:

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PTV Vistro Basics 2- Intersection Operations & Scenario Management

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This PTV Talks webinar focuses on the basics of PTV Vistro. It covers: Coding & Evaluation of Signals All-Way Stops, Two-Way Stops & Roundabouts Setting Up and Managing Multiple Scenarios Watch recording below and download the example file. Download a demo version of PTV Vistro. Answers to Questions Asked During the Webinar  Question: What are the intersection types that Vistro ...