The Optibus Blog

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

Sahar Zada

Solutions Team Lead

Recent Posts

The Case for Roster Optimization

Introduction: Bus operations are complex, and so is scheduling. It is a combination of craft and science, and...

Generating COVID-19 Alternative Plans For Transit Operations

With the COVID-19 virus disrupting the movement of people around the world, we’ve been getting requests from Optibus...

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11 Tips And Tricks To Win More Transport Business

For transportation operators, winning new business lies at the heart of their strategy. Tenders are serious business –...

How Rosters Make A Huge Operational Difference

Roster optimization can drive efficiencies, save pay time and improve driver satisfaction. Most importantly, it reduces...

PTAs & PTOs, Don’t Lose Sight Of The Whole Picture: Why Sequential Scheduling Is A Thing Of The Past

It’s nice when steps are clearly laid out – complete step 1, move on to step 2, finish with step 3, and you’re done....

What Shuttle Operators Need To Know About Planning And Scheduling

How fixed-route operations platforms enable better shuttle services and save costs Shuttle operations need to be...

How To Manage Overtime With Transportation Scheduling Software

The overtime crew scheduling (or runcutting) challenge Everyone has opinions about overtime. Some think it’s an...