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ALBUM Member Ipswich Buses Goes Cloud-Native with Optibus

The launch of Optibus’ new real-time Operations module comes with great news in the UK: Ipswich Buses, a well-respected...

Optibus debuts first real-time, cloud-native solution for mitigating driver staffing challenges and optimizing depot operations

Today, Optibus, the end-to-end software platform for public transportation planning and management, introduced...

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How to Adapt to Changing Paradigms and Priorities: Drivers

The shortage of bus drivers is a major concern for the public transportation industry, especially in Western countries....

La Linea spa launches electric buses in Venice

La Linea spa is bringing electric buses to Venice and real-time operations to Italy using Optibus’ Planning,...

Transdev’s RedBus Urbano signs with Optibus to improve its electric fleet

RedBus Urbano, one of the main public transport operators in Santiago, Chile and Transdev’s largest bus operation...

Public Transportation in 2022: How to Adapt to Changing Paradigms and Priorities

New paradigms in public transportation require new ways of thinking and new approaches to diverse challenges that span...

5 Critical Capabilities of a Modern Depot Operation

Whether you’re an allocator, dispatcher, fleet or HR manager, or otherwise — if you’re involved in the field of depot...

GLOBAL optimizes passenger transportation in Gran Canaria, Spain with Optibus

SALCAI UTINSA S.A. (GLOBAL), the main intercity transportation operator on the island of Gran Canaria, Spain, has begun...

U.S. transit and software experts join Optibus’ North America leadership

Optibus is thrilled to announce two new appointments to its North America leadership team: Angela Miller as General...

Parks of Hamilton improves efficiency and driver shifts using cloud-native software

One of Scotland’s largest operators, Park’s of Hamilton, is using Optibus’ planning, scheduling, and rostering, and...

Chartered Speed chooses Optibus for Electric Bus management in India

Chartered Speed Limited is onboarding Optibus’ cloud-native electric vehicle management, planning, and scheduling...

5 Transportation Planning Best Practices to Help You Plan Better Routes

To state the obvious, transportation planning is an extremely complicated process, involving many crucial, yet...

Empresa Viamão to reduce operating costs in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil using Optibus

Empresa de Transportes Coletivo Viamão, which has been operating in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul for almost...

Flint, Michigan’s MTA tackles driver shortages and manual scheduling with Optibus

The Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) is now using Optibus for planning, scheduling, and rostering.