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Evaluating Next-generation Planning and Scheduling Platforms: 6 Questions to Ask

New mobility alternatives, applications and software are changing the world of transport in unprecedented ways. In the public transport sector, older methods of planning and scheduling are making way for newer platforms; these new platforms carry enormous transformational potential. Whether you’re looking to plan better routes, timetables, ensure on-time performance, create better vehicle/crew schedules or rosters…

MV transport using Optibus

Reducing Costs and Improving Work Quality: Solutions for Better Scheduling at MV Transportation

How MV Transportation Uses Optibus for Scheduling: a case study We recently interviewed Liz Stayner, Planning Manager at MV Transportation. Stayner uses Optibus for runcutting and scheduling for multiple MV divisions and agencies. Stayner started working at MV as a dispatcher in the Bay Area. She quickly moved into operations and special projects, helping different…

The Impact of Technology Optibus

The Impact of Technology on the (Near) Future of Jobs in Public Mass Transit: A Contrarian’s View

Are we facing a wave of technological unemployment in the mass transit space? John Maynard Keynes, the famous British Economist, discussed the term “Technological Unemployment” long before the future of the Autonomous Vehicle began haunting the job prospects of professional drivers all over the world (the US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that in 2016…