Amy Vogel, Transportation Analyst

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Can we optimize city transportation better than a museum robber could?

Occasionally we hear about a famous museum heist, and maybe we wonder how it was done. I can’t explain how the criminals could get past all the security measures in museums, but I can offer some insight as to how criminals might choose what to take. And although scheduling vehicles and drivers is pretty different …

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Public Transit Suffering from a Driver Shortage? Apply Some Scheduling Magic

We have heard from numerous clients – located on two sides of the globe – that driver shortages are one of their most pressing business challenges. So while, naturally, we at Optibus are focused on saving operational costs and making mass transportation operations better, sometimes we need to focus on what really matters – the …

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Optimize Large-Scale Systems

Solving NP-Hard Problems to Optimize Large-Scale Systems: it sounds complicated, but it’s not.

Have you ever solved a Rubik’s Cube? If not, maybe you’ve solved a Sudoku puzzle, or even just a maze on the back of a cereal box. If you have ever solved one of these things, then congratulations! You’ve solved a Non-deterministic Polynomial problem! This terminology could sound quite intimidating, but you don’t need a …

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Free Scooters, Electric Bikes and Hoverboards at Optibus

  At Optibus, we believe that our technology is making a difference by optimizing transportation systems to create a more efficient, green, commuter-friendly world. What kind of company would we be if we didn’t live out that philosophy ourselves? Externally, we are helping our clients provide the best possible transportation services. Internally, we are helping …

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