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

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...

Public Transportation and the Great Driver Shortage

Guest Blog Post: What Can Be Done About Driver Shortages in 2022?

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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...

ATAP Optimizes Crew and Vehicles Schedules Using Optibus

Click here to read the announcement in Italian

Build Fast, Roll Out Carefully

As an innovative SaaS tech company, we want to continuously build and improve our platform at a rapid pace, enabling...

Family-Owned Falcon Buses to Expand and Improve UK Services using Optibus

Falcon Buses and Coaches, the premier bus company operating in North East Surrey and South West London, has chosen...

New Zealand’s Largest Public Transport Agency, Auckland Transport, Chooses Optibus for Planning and Scheduling

Auckland Transport (AT), the largest public transportation agency in New Zealand, serving riders in New Zealand’s...

Don’t Take Cover, Reduce the “Blast Radius” Instead

At some point, things will go wrong in production. It’s inevitable, and you should plan for it to assure that, when it...

Enel X and Optibus Partner on an End-to-End eBus Operations Solution

The partnership integrates Optibus’ EV management software with Enel X’s eBus and charging infrastructure 

Optibus supports members of the Federal Association of German Bus Companies (BDO)

The Federal Association of German Bus Operators (Bundesverband Deutscher Omnibusunternehmen – BDO) e.V., the leading...

Building an MVP for a Nuclear Plant

Today, most SaaS platforms are built using agile methods — by releasing new features in short iterations and following...

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...

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...