The Optibus Blog

Thoughts about scheduling, planning, mass transit, technology, algorithms and more.

Abigail Levner

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Sogal Chooses Optibus for Planning Public Transportation in Canoas, Brazil

Sogal, a public transportation operator in the Canoas municipality of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, has...

MVTA Chooses Optibus to Power Public Transportation in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area

The Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA), a public transit agency serving over 2.9 million annual passengers, is...

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Optibus Supports France’s Call to Increase Public Transport Usage with New Paris Office

Optibus, the AI-powered software platform for optimizing public transport operations, is expanding its European...

APTA Elects Crissy Ditmore, Optibus’ Head of Public Policy, to Board of Directors

Crissy Ditmore, Optibus’ Head of Public Policy, North America, has been elected to join the American Public...

Avenir Atlantique Bids for Urban and Interurban Contracts in France using Optibus

Avenir Atlantique, a fast-growing bus and coach company, is using Optibus’ Planning and Scheduling Modules to bid for...

Winning Back Riders in the Aftermath of COVID-19

Vaccinations have started rolling out and in some parts of the world, life has gradually begun returning to a semblance...

Stagecoach, the UK’s Largest Bus and Coach Operator, Partners with AI Platform Optibus to Help Plan the Bus Networks of the Future

Stagecoach, Britain’s biggest bus, coach and tram operator, has announced a major technological partnership that will...

What the Biden Administration Means for the U.S. Transportation Industry

Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who ran against Joe Biden for the Democratic presidential...

Everything You Wanted To Know About Other People’s Rostering Practices

We know vehicle and crew scheduling are complex, and we know most transportation players optimize them. How many use...

What Can And Can’t Artificial Intelligence Do For Public Transport? Separating Myth From Reality

Mass Transportation is a challenge worthy of AI Let’s think of London: each and every day, millions of people move...

Kevin English Joins Optibus As Its Head Of Customer Success, North America

We are delighted to announce that Kevin English is joining us as our Head of Customer Success, North America. Kevin...

Optibus News: We’re Opening An NYC Office And Kevin Foreman Will Head Our North America Operations

We’re excited to announce that we’re opening an office in New York City and that Kevin Foreman will be leading our U.S....

How Better Bus Routes And Service Quality Doubled Ridership In This City

When the affluent Israeli coastal city of Herzliya, just north of Tel Aviv, was preparing to overhaul its bus service,...

Can You Schedule A Shared Service Taxi?

Introduction: a private service that provides much needed frequency along routes Long before Ford’s Chariot service was...