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Planning and Scheduling for Electric Vehicles

The electrification of public transportation may be slow, but it’s bound to happen. All over the world, cities and governments look to electric vehicles in public transportation to reduce pollution and make cities cleaner. Major capitals are creating ultra low-emission zones or requiring full electrification of public transportation in the future.
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Scenarios Are King: Scheduling & Planning For The Social Distancing Era

In the past several months, public transportation is facing a staggering amount of uncertainty. First, services were cut and ridership dropped. Then restrictions were eased and service changed some more. Funding, ridership and additional factors turned what was once a stable operation into a service that changes all the time. In this new world, agencies and operators must come to terms with a new reality: the reality of multiple scenarios.
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The Case for Roster Optimization

Bus operations are complex, and so is scheduling. It is a combination of craft and science, and transportation operators devote considerable energy to getting vehicle and crew scheduling (aka blocking and runcutting) right. They do this to ensure efficient operations, cost savings, on-time performance and regulatory (and labor rule) compliance. Yet, the same amount of energy isn’t always applied to rostering
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11 Tips & Tricks to Win More Transport Business

For transportation operators, winning new business lies at the heart of their strategy. There is no second place, you can either win business for new routes, agencies or areas, or lose the bid. Since many of our customers rely on our expertise to apply for tenders (and win them), we thought we’d consolidate some of…
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