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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...

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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.

Optibus Expands in North America with Acquisition of Trillium

Optibus’ acquisition marks company’s growth into passenger information management systems and the opening of their...

Kampala, Uganda’s first public bus network will be operated using Optibus

Operated by Tondeka Metro Company (TMC), the 3,000 vehicle network is part of a larger initiative backed by the World...

Optibus opens R&D Center in Berlin to support rapid European expansion

Optibus has opened a research and development (R&D) center in Berlin, which will also operate as Optibus’ DACH...

Women’s History Month: Optibus Honors Women in Transportation

Developing transportation systems that ensure all riders have access to safe and efficient transportation is no easy...

Spain’s TEISA Increases Operational Agility and Efficiency with Optibus

TEISA, one of the primary public transportation companies in Catalonia, Spain, has begun using the Optibus software...

Optibus Grows in Latin America with Opening of First Chile Office

The new Santiago office, Optibus’ second office in Latin America, will support customer success in the region.

Santiago becomes the 1000th city to plan public transportation using Optibus

Santiago, Chile, has become the 1000th city to optimize and power their public transportation system using Optibus, the...

Shuttle Operator Grupo Mimo to Optimize Vehicle Scheduling using Optibus

Groupo Mimo, a family-owned shuttle operator from Brazil, is now using Optibus’ Planning and Scheduling modules to...

Poland’s Mobilis Selects Optibus to Plan Bus Networks in Warsaw, Krakow, and Wroclaw

Mobilis, the leading private operator of public transportation services in Poland, is now optimizing their planning,...

Sogal Chooses Optibus for Planning Public Transportation in Canoas, Brazil

Sogal, a public transportation operator in the Canoas municipality of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, has...

MVTA Chooses Optibus to Power Public Transportation in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area

The Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA), a public transit agency serving over 2.9 million annual passengers, is...