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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...

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Public Transportation and the Great Driver Shortage

Guest Blog Post: What Can Be Done About Driver Shortages in 2022?

Optibus Supports France’s Call to Increase Public Transport Usage with New Paris Office

Optibus, the AI-powered software platform for optimizing public transport operations, is expanding its European...

ATAP Optimizes Crew and Vehicles Schedules Using Optibus

Click here to read the announcement in Italian

Family-Owned Falcon Buses to Expand and Improve UK Services using Optibus

Falcon Buses and Coaches, the premier bus company operating in North East Surrey and South West London, has chosen...

New Zealand’s Largest Public Transport Agency, Auckland Transport, Chooses Optibus for Planning and Scheduling

Auckland Transport (AT), the largest public transportation agency in New Zealand, serving riders in New Zealand’s...

Enel X and Optibus Partner on an End-to-End eBus Operations Solution

The partnership integrates Optibus’ EV management software with Enel X’s eBus and charging infrastructure

Tackling the Driver Shortage: Creating Schedules that Attract and Maintain Workers

Driver shortages have been a growing global problem for quite some time, and the pandemic has exacerbated an already...

In the Fight Against Climate Change, Let’s Start with Better Public Transit

Right now, climate change is one of the biggest, most urgent issues facing humanity. It impacts each and every one of...

Creating “The Source” as a Guide to Help Transit Agencies Navigate Public Policy

I’m excited to share “The Source” — a free guide aimed at helping agencies navigate the ever-changing policies that...

Optibus Partners with GreenRoad on the First Safety-Driven Planning System in Public Transportation

The partnership brings safety data to the early stages of transportation planning for increased passenger comfort and...

How Transportation Planners Can Think Like Passengers (and Why They Should)

Maria just moved, and her new job is too far to bike to work like she did before. She needs to figure out which bus to...

What Mobility for Life Means to Optibus

Public transport is central to life. It’s central to cities. It connects people to opportunities. That said,...