• 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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  • Route Optimization OptiFlow API is now available

    Introducing the new Route Optimization OptiFlow API, a super exciting new member of the PTV Developer family. This API will not only make scheduling routes easy for you, it will also help you save costs and reduce your carbon footprint.

    Route Optimization OptiFlow API V1.0.10 comes with one of the best algorithms for route optimization in the world.…

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  • Technically permitted weight for toll calculation

    Since the end of the year 2023, two additional vehicle parameters are relevant for toll calculation in several European countries (e.g. Austria and Germany). This follows up the implementation of the 2022 version of the Directive 1999/62/EC (from the European Parliament and the Council on the charging of heavy goods vehicles for the use of certain infrastructures).…

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  • Custom Road Attributes scenario for Olympic Games

    Olympic and Paralympic Games will take place in Paris in Summer 2024. As a result, traffic in the Ile de France region will be sensitively disturbed for more than 2 months. To facilitate access to the Olympic sites for accredited persons, emergency and security vehicles, taxis, public transports as well as transport for mobility-impaired, the French government decided to reserve some lanes on approximately 185 km of roads, from the 1st of July to the 15th of September 2024.…

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  • Reduce speeds in the map data

    With custom road attributes you have the possibility to modify attributes of roads in the map data to your individual needs (e.g. to consider short-term roadworks on a daily used road and currently not available in the map data). Please note that such changes are relevant for routing and apply to all vehicle profiles.

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  • New year, new EWS data

    The EWS (“Entfernungswerk Strasse”) mainly consists of precalculated truck distances to quickly access them for different use cases like invoice auditing. Up to now, we provided data versions for the years 2016 to 2023.

    In the new version of the PTV Developer EWS Road Distance API V1.4.0 we added the data version 2024 for the new year.…

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