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

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...

Tackling the Driver Shortage: Creating Schedules that Attract and Maintain Workers

Driver shortages have been a growing global problem for quite some time, and the pandemic has exacerbated an already...

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In the Fight Against Climate Change, Let’s Start with Better Public Transit

Right now, climate change is one of the biggest, most urgent issues facing humanity. It impacts each and every one of...

To Open Source or Not To Open Source? That Is the Question

At some point in their engineering career, nearly everyone builds an internal tool and thinks that it would make a good...

Creating “The Source” as a Guide to Help Transit Agencies Navigate Public Policy

I’m excited to share “The Source” — a free guide aimed at helping agencies navigate the ever-changing policies that...

Optibus Partners with GreenRoad on the First Safety-Driven Planning System in Public Transportation

The partnership brings safety data to the early stages of transportation planning for increased passenger comfort and...

How Transportation Planners Can Think Like Passengers (and Why They Should)

Maria just moved, and her new job is too far to bike to work like she did before. She needs to figure out which bus to...

What Mobility for Life Means to Optibus

Public transport is central to life. It’s central to cities. It connects people to opportunities. That said,...

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...

Optibus Expands UK-Europe Presence with New Office at London Spitalfields

Optibus, the artificial intelligence platform for public transport planning, scheduling, and rostering, is expanding...

Optibus Is Now Powering Mass Transit in 500 Cities Worldwide

Optibus is thrilled to announce that Park City, Utah – host to the Sundance Film Festival and several 2002 Winter...

Scotland’s West Coast Motors Digitalises their Work Flows with Optibus’ Planning and On-Time Analytics Modules

West Coast Motors, a private operator of buses and coaches across Scotland, is now using Optibus to digitally transform...

Optibus Welcomes Crissy Ditmore as Head of Public Policy, North America

Optibus is pleased to announce its appointment of Crissy Ditmore as Head of Public Policy, North America. 

Arriva Italia Intensifies Focus on Zero Emissions and Digital Transformation Through Use of Optibus to Improve Quality and Sustainability of Transport Services

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