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A Decade of Impact III: Developing an Impact-Driven Product Ecosystem

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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Santiago, Chile, introduces Optibus AI software to manage citywide public transportation system

The public transportation system of the Chilean capital encompasses almost 7,000 buses and transports 950 million...

Optibus expands into ferries with HADAG in Germany

To improve public transportation on a citywide scale, Optibus is expanding its technology beyond the bus sector into...

Introducing the Optibus Driver App: Improving driver-depot communications

Part of Optibus Operations, Optibus’ Driver App was designed for drivers, in partnership with drivers, to improve...

Four key learnings from the webinar Planning One Network: Combining fixed line and demand responsive transport

On September 25th, 2023 Optibus and ioki facilitated a webinar with the title “Planning One Network: Combining fixed...

Optibus breaks into smart charging in partnership with CarMedialab

Optibus, a leading software platform for planning and operating more efficient, sustainable public transportation...

Optibus expands in New Zealand with Waiheke Bus Company

The Waiheke Bus Company, a private bus operator offering services on Waiheke Island, located in the Hauraki Gulf off...

Optibus usage grows to 4,000 cities with Melbourne

2,000 cities have joined the Optibus city network in the last three quarters.

Optibus Expands in Australia with Rail Replacement Services

Melbourne is currently undergoing the largest historical investment in its rail network. To accommodate those...

Porto Alegre, Brazil to operate 100% of citywide bus fleet using Optibus AI software

The milestone marks the first Latin American city to use Optibus on a citywide level, improving services for 114.6...

GTFS-Fares: Giving Passengers Complete Information

Smartphones make it easier for everyone to discover, access, and use public transportation. But only if transit...

Video teaser: How BRT Sorocaba uses Optibus to plan the public transportation of the future

The Optibus software platform is enhancing public transportation in many cities around the world, including across...

Kayseri, Türkiye to plan public bus network using Optibus’ artificial intelligence

Kayseri Ulasim, a public transportation operator and subsidiary of the Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality, has selected...