This issue can be addressed with both long-term and short-term planning strategies. In the long term, agencies can increase driver retention and help driver recruitment by planning more appealing driver duties – what Liz Stayner, a Planning Manager at MV Transportation called “driver work quality.” Similarly, if better rosters are created, drivers can benefit from a better work-life balance. And in the short term, agencies must be prepared for the worst-case scenario — when there simply aren’t enough drivers to fill in the schedule, a minor catastrophe which can also be efficiently dealt with using next-generation scheduling.
Public Transit Suffering From A Driver Shortage? Apply Some Scheduling Magic
Just like new mobility alternatives are changing the game in the urban transit space, next generation scheduling carries enormous transformational potential. ehavioral.
Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) is the local bus system serving Nassau County, New York and eastern portions of the New York City borough of Queens.