Cycling & Walking
For a long time, our cities and our streets were especially oriented toward the needs of fuelled vehicles. However, ever more people are changing to alternative mobility forms – and not just to the bus and train. In particular shorter distances are increasingly being travelled by foot or by bicycle. This is a positive development that contributes to reducing traffic jams, traffic noise and emissions. In addition, increased efforts towards climate protection, inclusion and road safety ensure that pedestrians and cyclists are the focus of traffic planning.
To encourage active mobility such as walking and bicycling, we need an appropriate infrastructure, for example, with well-developed pedestrian and bicycle paths and wider stopping areas at traffic lights.
The PTV Group assists cities and traffic planners with their tasks: From needs assessment to simulation and evaluation of planned measures and their effects on infrastructure. Here, the pedestrian and bicycle traffic can be regarded independently or in interplay with other means of transport. We also engage ourselves on behalf of active mobility and the enhancement of traffic models in research projects. This way, we also contribute to designing traffic planning so that it is need-appropriate and harmonious for all road users.
Solutions on Cycling & Walking, and: