Features and Use Cases
Welcome to PTV Vistro's Features Learning Center. Here you can find articles explaining and demoing PTV Vistro's powerful features and smartly-designed workflows. These features help you work more efficiently to meet those deadlines. We will be adding more articles to this area often, so make sure you visit again.
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Urban Street Design
The Urban Street Design Guide, published by NACTO focuses on revitalizing an agency's public spaces. PTV Vistro evaluates the operational impacts of innovative urban street design scenarios.
Transit planning tool for operations screening
PTV Vistro provides you with transit planning tool functionality that uses industry-standard methods.
Innovative interchanges and alternative intersection designs
PTV Vistro quickly analyzes advanced alternative intersection designs like RCUTs, SPUIs, Green-Ts, CFIs, DDIs, MUTs, single-loops, thru-turns, and split intersections.
Time-space diagrams and signal optimization: Improving traffic safety
Learn how PTV Vistro’s time-space diagrams and traffic signal optimization can improve traffic safety.
Leading Pedestrian Intervals
PTV Vistro’s implementation of LPIs, requiring no additional signal phases to fool the software to model LPI operations for the traffic controller.
Active Transportation Planning
PTV Vistro’s traffic workflows include industry-standard methods enabling planners and engineers to optimize and prioritize active transportation modes.
Starting an Urban Mobility System
Learn how to bridge the gap between your traffic operations and planning teams with PTV Vistro
Traffic Signal Network Optimization
PTV Vistro’s powerful coordination tools can optimize entire districts, corridors, and precise routes with and show custom Green Wave optimizations on the Time-Space Diagram.
Traffic Signal Analysis
Learn about the features that make up PTV Vistro's unparalleled Traffic Signal Analysis and Optimization workflow.
Traffic Signal Controller Setup
Learn about PTV Vistro's Traffic Signal Controller features and basic setup in this tutorial to help you create your first signal.
Merge and Update Features
Unlock the power to create larger regional models, city networks, and combine time-of-day plans from numerous files using scenario management.
PTV Vistro eliminates the frustrations of defining map regions, tiling, and model scaling. Our network objects are automatically given real-world coordinates and drawn to the correct scale.
PTV Vistro delivers unprecedented network coding speeds due to its unique drag and drop structure, signal building workflows, and lane configuration section features.
Alternative Intersections and Innovative Interchanges
PTV Vistro’s node and leg system provide unparalleled flexibility to create alternative intersections or innovative interchanges.