20 Free downloadable dwg signs created with Sign Design Pro UK

Transoft Solutions UK has released a set of 20 3D signs created with Sign Design Pro UK Version 9, for free. The sign faces are .dwg format therefore compatible with any .dwg cad platform.  The signs are solid blocks scaled to meters and can be used for; Public consultation drawings, clash checks or Infraworks to […]


UK Common Vehicles Library

Transoft Solutions recently created a free new library that is mainly suitable for our users from the United Kingdom and Ireland, but can also be of some interest to AutoTURN users in other regions. The library is called “UK Common Vehicles Library” and it adds commonly used vehicles in the UK to the extensive vehicle […]


AutoTURN 10.2.2. Software Update

Met onze nieuwste update (10.2.2) toont Transoft Solutions aan dat AutoTURN zich voortdurend blijft ontwikkelen. Wij zorgen er voor dat u kunt beschikken over bijgewerkte voertuigbibliotheken. Deze laatste update bevat ook compatibiliteit voor BricsCAD V19 en ZWCAD 2019. Naast het feit dat we deze update gratis beschikbaar stellen voor AutoTURN 10.2 klanten, belonen we ook onze […]


Vehicle sight line and headlight analysis for residential projects

For new, brown or green field residential real estate development projects multiple stakeholders have to work together for a successful, high-quality final design. One of the details which is often forgotten is analysing what effect will the local vehicular traffic have on the future residents’ everyday life. Not only the volume of the traffic can […]


How to publish your AutoTURN Pro simulations to Google Earth

AutoTURN Pro is the only vehicle swept path software available for the civil and transportation design community which allows you to create a true, 3D vehicle swept path simulation, with 3D envelopes, illustrating the space taken up by the turning vehicle and using 3D realistic vehicle rendering of Manufacturer-based Vehicles. It can be used effectively […]


Transoft Champion Program Launched

Transoft Solutions has just launched an influencer program called Transoft Champions. We are looking for outstanding people to help us continue to develop world class transportation engineering software. If you have the passion and skillset, we are searching for people to work on an as needed basis in the following areas:


Rotterdam office partly closed on 13 and 14 november

Due to our annual partner event in Amsterdam, our Transoft Solutions (Europe) office in Rotterdam will be closed on 13 and 14 november during the afternoon. We will do what we can to still deliver quality support in a timely fashion but there could be some small delays during these days.


A Culture of Care and Compassion

On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria touched down on the small island of Puerto Rico and carved a deadly swathe of destruction. The category 5 hurricane caused massive flooding, food shortages, telecommunications challenges and left millions without electricity. Infrastructure and property damages were estimated at $90 billion which, at the time, was still reeling from […]


Swept path analysis: Presenting submissions to clients

This UK video demonstrates how you can apply specific styles to swept path submissions to make findings clearer, increase aesthetic value or simply match your company branding and CAD standards. You will also learn how to include additional analysis within submissions such as sight-lines, grade capabilities and conflict clearance. This video features UK drawings and […]


Swept path analysis: Modelling large vehicles

This video explains how to use the swept paths of large vehicles to aid in the design of junctions and to analyse suitability of routes. Specific features covered include editing swept paths and targeting of geometry using the various SmartPath tools. The video was created with AutoTURN.


Checking basic vehicle access

This video explains the basics of the AutoTURN interface and how you can perform basic swept path analysis; including analysing for emergency fire vehicle access and refuse vehicle access to buildings.


Checking refuse & emergency vehicle access in AutoTURN

Refuse collection and emergency vehicle access within the UK must adhere to specific guidelines, such as those in Building Regulations, Manual for Streets and relevant local authority waste management strategies. Accuracy of analysis directly impacts the safety, efficiency and design life of the site. This video demonstrates how to analyse designs for access, utilise site […]


Custom Vehicle Creation for Swept Path Analysis

This video gives you a clear explanation on what details you need to design or create a Custom Vehicle for Swept Path calculation. In the second part we will show you how to create your own custom vehicles in our vehicle swept path analysis and turning simulation software, AutoTURN. Besides showing you how to build a […]


Top 5 reasons Highway Engineers prefer Sign Design Pro and Line Design Pro to create road marking and traffic sign designs

Most infrastructure schemes involve the design of Traffic Signs and Road Markings. The UK’s leading engineers are choosing Sign Design Pro UK & Line Design Pro UK by Transoft Solutions to help them deliver projects. Based on feedback by real customers, here are the top 5 reported reasons and an explanation as to why: 1.      GIS […]


Appel architecten gebruikt AutoTURN Online om zijn retailprojecten te verbeteren

Hoe verbetert Appel architecten het ontwerp van zijn retailontwikkelingen met behulp van AutoTURN Online (cloud oplossing voor het berekenen van rij- en draaicurve) van Transoft? Appel Architecten is een architectenbureau dat is gevestigd in Leiden. Het bureau werd opgericht door Tijmen Versluis en Mark Verdoold en wordt ondersteund door 3 medewerkers. Inmiddels heeft het bureau veel […]


ParkCAD 5.0 Released

The newest version of ParkCAD is here!  Version 5.0 represents a major step forward in parking site designing and visualization. 



AviPLAN 2.0 adds more functionality to the existing bundle of industry-leading aviation software, thereby enhancing productivity for airport planners and safety at the airside. The newest version of AviPLAN features 3D terrain capability, user-defined tracking points, new docking rules and more. Learn more about the newest AviPLAN release here.



The newest version of TORUS 5.1 Roundabout software has been released! TORUS 5.1 features new design guidelines, mini-roundabouts, and new features for roundabout grading. Learn more about the newest TORUS Roundabouts release here.


Innovative Scottish roundabout wins two more awards

All motorists hate heavy traffic, but there is one roundabout where all drivers should appreciate the award-winning project that helps avoid congestion. Sheriffhall roundabout is where the A7 and A720 Edinburgh bypass join on the southern outskirts of the scottish capital, and the roundabout is one of the busiest in Britain. With the A6106 also […]


The changing dynamics of traffic: How driverless cars impact traffic planning

The coming years are set to see some of the biggest changes for decades in the automotive world, and this will undoubtedly have a knock-on effect on the traffic patterns that drivers and road planners have to cope with in the future. Countries around the world are trialling a wide range of new technology-driven projects […]


Amazon patent aims to solve reversible lane AV challenges

A new patent granted to Amazon could help drive forward the adoption of autonomous vehicles (AVs) by making it easier for them to understand the challenges posed by reversible lanes. These road features allow traffic to move in either direction at certain times in order to ease traffic flow. However, they may pose particular problems […]


Pollution-linked speed limits under consideration for UK smart motorway

Speed limits that decrease at busy times are under consideration for one of the UK’s newest smart motorways as a means of tackling air pollution caused by vehicle emissions. If approved, it would see the speed limit on the M1 between junctions 32 and 35a around Sheffield reduced from 70mph to 60mph between the hours […]


Autonomous vehicles could increase congestion, report warns

The growth of autonomous cars around the world will lead to increased congestion and aggravate existing problems unless efforts are made to promote shared services and public transport options. This is according to a new report from the International Association of Public Transport (UITP), which warned of the risk of a “dystopian future” for urban […]


TORUS 5.0 Update Available

An update of TORUS Roundabouts 5.0 has just been released. The latest software update includes minor fixes to the software and adds new platform compatibility.

Aircraft Data Viewer New Version Release

Aircraft Data Viewer is a one-stop aircraft specification resource, with detailed technical information for over 550 airplanes and helicopters. Data such as dimensions, steering characteristics, door locations and jet blast impact can be viewed with ease. The latest version has just been released. Check out all new updates.


France unveils world’s first solar panel road

A village in northern France has become home to what is said to be the world’s first solar panel road, after a 1 km stretch of highway was opened earlier this month. The route, in the village of Tourouvre-au-Perche, is covered with 2,800 square metres of solar panels and will be trialled for two years […]


SITE CEM: Curb and Gutter Design

Another site design example of SITE CEM’s intelligent Civil Engineered Models (CEM) objects is Curbs and Gutters. Engineers can sweep curbs and gutters along any feature-line. Later on, curb drops can be added to design an ADA ramp. This information, together with a proposed parking island top surface is also visible in the updated cross […]


We’re growing…Again!

What do you do when you experience growing demand for products and support in a region? You find and assemble the best local talent who share your company’s values and you let them have at it of course!


UK set for major overhaul of railway management

The management and maintenance of the UK’s railway network is set for a major overhaul under plans outlined by the government that will remove many of the divisions between train and track operations. Transport secretary Chris Grayling explained he wants a system where each franchise is run by joint management teams, consisting of representatives from […]


Design a Mass Grading Surface for Construction

With SITE CEM software for AutoCAD, BricsCAD and Civil 3D you can easily Design a Mass Grading Surface for a Construction site, including building footprint. SITE CEM has been specifically designed for site designers and follows the natural workflow of a site design project. in SITE CEM, intelligent Civil Engineered Models (CEM) helps civil engineers […]


Compare and Calculate Surface Volumes with SITE CEM

Compare and Calculate Surface Volumes with SITE CEM for Civil3D, AutoCAD or BricsCAD. Besides of end-area report capabilities in cross sections, SITE CEM can also calculate volumes comparisons between any two surfaces. Area definitions designers to limit the comparison to the designed site only. The generated comparison report, which is a text based object in […]

Cambridge to be home of UK’s first ‘Dutch-style’ roundabout

Cambridge’s Queen Edith’s Way is to become home to the first roundabout in the UK to use innovative designs pioneered by Dutch transport engineers to increase safety for pedestrians and cyclists. The design is expected to cost £450,000 as part of a wider £1.4 million investment in upgrading Queen Edith’s Way, Cambridge News reports, and […]


Calculate cut and fill volumes for Earthworks

If you are preparing a building site you need to cut certain parts and/or fill others. SITE CEM software for AutoCAD, BricsCAD or Civil 3D can help you calculate your cut and fill volumes. With SITE CEM you can easily calculate cut and fill volumes for Earthwork projects as it lets you calculate the quantities […]


Earthworks – Cut cross sections of a surface

With SITE CEM you can cut cross sections, for earthworks, of the surface along any defined line in BricsCAD, AutoCAD or Civil 3D. The generated cross section is fully customizable, including horizontal and vertical axis definition and style as well as distorted scales. Users can choose whether to display or not SITE CEM objects in […]


Smart road infrastructure ‘vital’ to driverless future

Improving road infrastructure by adding smart communications technology will be essential if the driverless car revolution is to take off and play a key role in the future of the transport sector, researchers have stated. While many teams around the world are developing autonomous vehicle technologies, one area where progress will have to be made […]


Advanced Terrain Modelling on AutoCAD, Civil 3D and BricsCAD

SITE CEM’s surface and terrain modelling software tools originate from the trusted Eagle Point software for Earthworks. The completely redesigned algorithm provides swift, modern and reliable calculations for site designers. The Create Surface tool allows engineers to easily create DTM (digital terrain models) in base-CAD applications, such as AutoCAD and BricsCAD. Surface classification, properties and types […]


Analyze vehicle swept path and speed on any Roundabout

TORUS’s unique tool, called the Adaptive Roundabout helps engineers worldwide to analyze vehicle swept path and speeds on any roundabouts geometry. This video shows you how vehicle speeds can be checked on any kind of roundabouts to ensure safety of vulnerable road users (i.e.: cyclists and pedestrians). In this example we are using AutoCAD Civil […]


How to design a Turbo Roundabout with TORUS

In this video, you will see how a turbo-roundabout layout can be designed effectively in TORUS, within minutes. Besides conventional single or multi-lane roundabouts, TORUS is the first CAD application worldwide which is able to design turbo-roundabouts, designing a Turbo Roundabout layout often means difficulties for engineers worldwide. On this example we are using Civil3D, […]


Roundabout grading design in 3D

Besides designing a roundabout geometry in 2D, TORUS can also help engineers to create a basic 3D Roundabout grading design, which later on could be detailed further in vertical CAD platforms, such as AutoCAD® Civil 3D®, BricsCAD or Bentley InRoads®. TORUS is a unique CAD application, which helps civil engineers to design roundabouts based on […]


Quantity takeoff report for ParkCAD in Civil 3D

Construction costs for a parking facility is often what we care the most about, besides safety. In ParkCAD, for different design iterations, Quantity takeoff reports can easily be generated, assigning costs to 2D longitudinal and area objects. Like this, engineers can support decision making for different design layouts with estimated construction cost, extracting it directly […]


How to create custom parking stalls and accessibilty or disabled parking places with ParkCAD

How to design and create custom parking stalls and accessibilty or disabled parking places easily using ParkCAD. Advanced software for creating and designing parking lots. In a modern parking facility, many different parking stalls are needed to be created. Some would like to design electric charging stations, stalls specifically reserved for certain car sharing players. […]


Best layout for a car park

Finding the optimal layout for a car park designed in a boundary is a tedious process. Within the same area, different layouts can easily differ up to 30% in the number of total parking stalls designed. With ParkCAD’s Maximize Stall Count feature, hundreds of automatic iterations can be created in the matter of seconds. This allows […]


Design parking rows based on CAD elements

Besides designing point-by-point in ParkCAD, one other method is to utilize existing CAD elements to lay out parking rows in ParkCAD. CAD elements like: lines, polylines and arcs are all supported to created parking rows based on regional and/or national parking guidelines. This video is part off a recorded ParkCAD webinar. Visit our webinar page […]


Car Park Design

Should you need to design a car park layout in 2D within a predefined perimeter boundary, the ParkCAD software can certainly help you to be more effective. In ParkCAD, once you set up your drawing by specifying physical boundaries, access roads and entrances, you can design a whole parking area by one single click. Just select […]


TORUS 5.0 Simplifies Turbo-roundabout Design

It is hardly a secret that turbo-roundabouts are quickly becoming more and more popular in the UK, the rest of Europe and all across the globe due to their increased efficiency and safety compared to traditional roundabout designs. However, since turbo-roundabouts were only invented fairly recently, they have been introduced rather slowly everywhere outside of […]