• Rain or shine? We consider it!

    The operating range of electric vehicles is not only affected by its own properties like the battery capacity or the weight, but also by external factors such as temperature and weather conditions. Up to now, the Routing API of PTV Developer provides the possibility to set current weather data at each waypoint, which is considered for calculating electricity consumption.…

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  • New emission factors for ISO 14083

    Emission reporting is vital for tracking and reducing greenhouse gases, supporting regulatory compliance and building trust with stakeholders. With the Routing API of PTV Developer you can choose between several standards (ISO 14083, EN 16258, French CO2e Decree) depending on your needs.…

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  • Choose a ferry, but which one?

    Ferries and rail shuttles (so called combined transports) are automatically used on a route, if it is advantageous compared to road. Sometimes you want to choose a specific ferry or rail shuttle connection. Therefore you have to specify in the Routing API the corresponding start and destination coordinates and the nearest port or station is used on the route.…

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  • One key to rule them all

    For your PTV Developer subscriptions there are different apps in your PTV Account available. With the API Keys app you manage your API keys and with the Usage Monitor app you keep track of your transactions. To integrate this functionality seamless in your system landscape you now have the possibility to do this programmatically.…

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  • New vehicle profiles for TLN (preview)

    The properties of a vehicle, such as height or weight, are stored in a profile. Up to now we offer 6 predefined profiles from car to truck for Europe and several more for other continents as a simple entry for all routing-related services.

    With the new version of the PTV Developer Data API V1.9.1 we added 4 vehicle profiles for TLN (Transport en Logistiek Nederland) in Europe:

    • TLN truck 40t (heavy goods vehicle)
    • TLN truck 20t (light goods vehicle)
    • TLN truck 11.99t (city distribution vehicle)
    • TLN van (delivery van)

    Please note that the TLN specific profiles are at the moment in a preview state and changes could be introduced in future.…

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  • Low-Emission Zones

    Today, low-emission zones are being introduced more and more frequently in cities and urban areas. Established in areas where air pollution levels exceed the acceptable standards, these zones ensure an improvement of air quality by either restricting or prohibiting the entry for high emitting vehicles.…

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