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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...

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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.

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...