Transit software company Optibus is releasing a new set of route planning capabilities to its platform, which will allow transportation agencies and operators to visually plan and adjust routes. The Optibus Route Planning tools are meant to be used alongside the timetable capabilities already built into the platform.
The mobility platform provider wants to crack the mass transportation challenge of increased demand and inflexible scheduling tools that mean routes haven’t changed for years
Optibus Adds Intelligent Route Planning Capabilities to its Market-Disrupting Mass Transport Platform
Optibus, a next-generation mobility platform provider to mass transport agencies and operators, today announced the launch of Optibus Route Planning, a new set of capabilities within the Optibus Platform. Together with the previously announced Optibus Timetables, Optibus Route Planning brings modern, cloud-native solutions to transportation agencies and operators around the world, giving them the ability
In perhaps the ultimate coup of City Hall over Silicon Valley-based transit, Mayor of San Francisco London Breed says the city may hire hundreds of laid off drivers from the soon-to-be-defunct private bus company Chariot to help cover a shortage of Muni drivers.
Mobility is rapidly changing, with new service offerings, electrification and an increasing impact on our basic transportation choices, from possibly changing whether people own a car to having a major impact on public transportation ridership.
Optibus’ Series B financing, led by Insight Venture Partners, will allow the company to expand into new markets, hone its AI tools for planning mass transit schedules and develop a new product.
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Optibus platform leverages AI and advanced algorithms to help more than 300 cities improve mass transportation operations and rider experiences, making mass transit central to the future of mobility.
Mark L Joseph, global chief development officer at Transdev said it was important for cities to be innovating as they faced the twin troubles of budget pressure and falls in the number of travellers.
Optibus Attracts $40 Million Investment to Accelerate Growth of its AI-Based Mass Transportation Platform
Optibus platform leverages AI and advanced algorithms to help more than 300 cities improve mass transportation operations and rider experiences, making mass transit central to the future of mobility
“Dynamic transportation planning and operation will play a major role in enabling the future of transportation,” said Ross Devor, managing director at Insight Venture Partners