Optibus has announced that transit agencies and operators worldwide are now eligible for a three-month, no-cost Build Back Better license for digital planning, scheduling and rostering products from the company’s AI transit planning platform.
Deutsche Bahn subsidiary ioki is partnering with cloud-native AI platform Optibus to jointly accelerate the seamless integration of fixed-route and on-demand transportation in the DACH region and the rest of Europe.
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.
Given that transportation is one of the biggest sources of air pollution, remaking transit in a post-COVID world is a crucial step toward reducing emissions in the long term. Here are three key ways sustainable transit can prolong the COVID-19 effect on reducing air pollution.