TraffGo GmbH was founded in july 2001 as a spin-off from the work group Physics of Transport and Traffic. The group belongs to the University Duisburg-Essen and all founders were formal members of it. Thus TraffGos "seed capital" mainly consisted of the know-how gained by the scientific past of the founders.
In March 2005, TraffGo was restructured into two new companies: TraffGo Road GmbH (simulation of road traffic) and TraffGo HT GmbH (simulation of pedestrian traffic, inland navigation and loading processes of ferries).
In January 2015, TraffGo HT moved from Duisburg to Flensburg in the beautiful north of Germany.