Metro: 5 COVID-19 Lessons to Make Public Transportation Better

The coronavirus pandemic has created considerable turmoil for cities, people, and the public transit systems that serve them. Although the pandemic is far from over, we are beginning to adjust to life in a COVID-19 world, and to examine the lessons for public transportation in the new reality that has formed.

World Economic Forum: Here are 3 ways AI could help you commute safely after COVID-19

As cities around the world are emerging from lockdowns to stop the spread of COVID-19, public transport companies are facing new challenges. They will have to avoid overcrowding buses and trains to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission, while ensuring that overall passenger numbers are high enough to sustain the system. Meanwhile, commuters are tentatively returning to public transport, but will only embrace it widely if they see it as a safe, fast and convenient way of reaching their destinations.

Mass Transit: Optibus releases new tool to help improve transit equality

Optibus has released an impact analysis tool to help cities visualize the impact of transit changes on the surrounding community. The tool, which is fully integrated with Optibus’ transit planning and scheduling capabilities, enables cities and transit operators to visualize and understand how route changes will affect selected demographic groups living along those routes. They will also be able to seamlessly plan routes, schedules and rosters using the impact analysis, all on a single platform.
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