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

A Decade of Impact Part I: Solving the Unsolvable Math Problem Behind Public Transportation

2024 marks a significant milestone for Optibus: our tenth anniversary as a company and a decade of commitment to...

Copec WIND Ventures makes strategic investment in Optibus to advance bus electrification in Latin America

Copec WIND Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Copec, a leader in energy solutions across Latin America,...

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Optibus appoints Waiching Wong as new Global VP Customer Success to drive digital transformation

Optibus is pleased to announce the appointment and promotion of Waiching Wong to the post of Global Vice President,...

Optibus announces new finance and revenue leadership

Optibus is thrilled to announce two new appointments to its global finance and revenue leadership team. Rotem Landa has...

Introducing Roster (Rota) Cycle Optimization

We’ve recently released roster cycle optimization, a feature we’re truly pleased with and that was developed in close...

Using ‘Lifestyle Rosters’ to Improve Diversity and Encourage Driver Retention

The problem: lack of diversity and driver shortages Driver shortages are a well-known problem in the mass...

Scenarios Are King: Scheduling And Planning For The Social Distancing Era (Part 2)

This is the second blog in a two-part series about the scheduling implications of COVID-19. Its focus is the second...

Scenarios Are King: Scheduling And Planning For The Social Distancing Era (Part 1)

Introduction In the past several months, public transportation is facing a staggering amount of uncertainty. First,...

LVL Jäger – Using bus routing and scheduling software to transform business

LVL Jäger operates 88 vehicles with 222 employees in Ludwigsburg, Kornwestheim and Asperg in Germany. In addition,...

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...

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...

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...

11 Tips And Tricks To Win More Transport Business - Optibus

manage transport business For transportation operators, winning the management of business lies at the heart of their...

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...