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

U.S. Cities Get a New Tool to Improve Transit Equality

Cities coming out of lockdown have many big-picture transit issues to consider as they plan their COVID-19 exit...

Helping Transit Agencies Create A COVID-19 Exit Strategy At No Cost

Different cities, regions and countries were hit by the COVID-19 outbreak at varying times and instituted changes to...

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Helping Transit Agencies Manage COVID-19 With No-Cost Alternative Service Plans

Movement in and between cities is being reduced around the world in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving public...

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....

New York’s Nassau Inter County Express (NICE) Chooses Optibus For Its Scheduling Platform

Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) is the local bus system serving Nassau County, New York and eastern portions of the...

Mary Dalby Joins Optibus As Its Head Of Customer Success, UK & Eire

We are delighted to announce that Mary Dalby is joining us as our Head of Customer Success, UK & Eire. Prior to joining...

Leon Daniels Awarded An OBE In The New Year’s Honours List

Optibus congratulates its Head of Strategy, UK, Leon Daniels, on being awarded an Officer of the Most Excellent Order...

Investing In Our Platform And Making The Most Of Our Recent $ 40 M Investment Round

The past twelve months were great ones for Optibus: we enhanced our product with AI for on-time performance, added...

Launching Our Re-designed Roster

What is rostering? Rostering is the final step of the scheduling process, combining (daily) driver duties to create...

Optibus Named A Cool Vendor By Gartner

Leading Analyst Firm Selects Innovative Companies in the Automotive and Smart Mobility Market San Francisco, US,...

Optibus Opens UK Offices, Appoints Dave Joshua As UK Country Manager, To Lead Regional Business Growth

August, 2018, London – Optibus, the leading provider of real-time operations and planning for mass transportation,...

London’s Paddington Station Is Now Optibus UK’s New – Additional – Home!

Introducing Next Generation Timetables: Automated, Interactive And Continuously Validated

Why timetables? Timetables are the backbone of any mass transit service – or really, timeplans – the aggregate of...