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

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...

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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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Optibus Helps Public Transit Industry Transition to Post-COVID Travel With No-Cost ‘Build Back Better’ License for Planning and Scheduling

To get a no-cost Build Back Better license, register by July 30, 2021, subject to availability. Transit agencies and...

Optibus CTO Eitan Yanovsky on How to Make Smart Decisions When So Much Is Unknown

This subject came to me while having a fun night with the team. We participated in a guided painting session, where we...

GoAscendal and Optibus Partner to Develop Tech-Driven Transport Networks in Emerging Markets

The partnership marks Optibus’ breakthrough into the African market and combines world-leading public transport...