Optibus

New York City, NY 10016

COMPANY OVERVIEW

About Optibus

Optibus is a cloud-native SaaS platform that helps the world’s leading transit providers better run mass-transportation through artificial intelligence and advanced optimization algorithms.

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135 Madison Ave 5th fl
New York City, NY 10016
United States of America
https://optibus.com

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Optibus is a cloud-native SaaS platform that helps the world’s leading transit providers better run mass-transportation through artificial intelligence and advanced optimization algorithms.

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Right, the Optibus Driver App home screen and, left, a screenshot of the driver calendar.
Right, the Optibus Driver App home screen and, left, a screenshot of the driver calendar.
Right, the Optibus Driver App home screen and, left, a screenshot of the driver calendar.
Right, the Optibus Driver App home screen and, left, a screenshot of the driver calendar.
Mobile Applications

Optibus launches Driver App

Oct. 11, 2023
The Driver App was designed in partnership with drivers, for drivers, offering a single space for digitizing and centralizing depot-driver communications and work information....
Technology

ODOT awards The Routing Company five-year contract to provide scheduling and dispatch software

Oct. 10, 2023
TRC began providing scheduling and dispatch software Oct. 1, with access to the company's entire suite of on-demand Pingo™ features.
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Computer Hardware & Software

Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency picks Optibus to increase transit equity and explore multiple scenarios

Sept. 15, 2022
The agency will use Optibus’ combination of optimization algorithms and artificial intelligence to create blocks and run cuts that combine and optimize both fixed route and demand...
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Computer Hardware & Software

Optibus launches timetable optimization

May 4, 2022
The feature is available on an end-to-end planning solution that accounts for a variety of preferences in cost calculations.
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Computer Hardware & Software

Flint MTA tackles driver shortages and manual scheduling with Optibus

April 19, 2022
The software’s optimization algorithms, artificial intelligence, and easy-to-use KPI dashboard increase MTA’s visibility into opportunities for efficiency.
Management

Optibus expands in North America with acquisition of Trillium

April 12, 2022
Optibus’ acquisition marks the company’s growth into passenger information management systems and the opening of its Global Center for Open Transit Data.
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Computer Hardware & Software

MVTA chooses Optibus to power public transit in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area

Jan. 25, 2022
MVTA will also be one of the first transit agencies to implement Optibus’ new Operations module in early 2022.
Computer Hardware & Software

Optibus partners with GreenRoad on first safety-driven planning system in public transportation

Oct. 13, 2021
The partnership brings safety data to the early stages of transportation planning for increased passenger comfort and satisfaction.
Management

Optibus expands UK-Europe presence with new office at London Spitalfields

Sept. 13, 2021
Nearly 20 percent of the company’s employees will work from Optibus’ new London Spitalfields location.
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Computer Hardware & Software

Optibus now powering mass transit in 500 cities worldwide

Aug. 5, 2021
Optibus is used in cities including New York, Los Angeles, London, Melbourne, Brasilia, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Articles & News

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Ted Graves, Lead Solutions Engineer, Optibus
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2022 40 Under 40: Ted Graves

Aug. 23, 2022
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Clockwise from top left: Waiching Wong; Angela Miller; Roan Bennett; Dean Radeloff; Gary Kohnert; Chad Anderson
Clockwise from top left: Waiching Wong; Angela Miller; Roan Bennett; Dean Radeloff; Gary Kohnert; Chad Anderson
Clockwise from top left: Waiching Wong; Angela Miller; Roan Bennett; Dean Radeloff; Gary Kohnert; Chad Anderson
Clockwise from top left: Waiching Wong; Angela Miller; Roan Bennett; Dean Radeloff; Gary Kohnert; Chad Anderson
Clockwise from top left: Waiching Wong; Angela Miller; Roan Bennett; Dean Radeloff; Gary Kohnert; Chad Anderson
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Technology

How Smart Rostering Can Help – During and After the Coronavirus Crisis

April 23, 2020
The principles of smart rostering can help with the service reductions and driver shortages that are among the implications of the pandemic.
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An empty train platform at New York's Grand Central Terminal.
An empty train platform at New York's Grand Central Terminal.
An empty train platform at New York's Grand Central Terminal.
An empty train platform at New York's Grand Central Terminal.
Technology

Dealing with COVID-19 service reductions and bus operator safety - a scheduling viewpoint

April 2, 2020
As agencies implement contingency plans to deal with the immediate situation surrounding COVID-19, there may also be an opportunity to improve underlying scheduling practices....
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Technology

Why MaaS Will Change How Transportation Providers Use Technology

March 13, 2020
Full blown MaaS will be made of several distinct and separate moving parts and in its wake, the technology driving today’s transportation providers will morph into something entirely...
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Beyond the Bus: Charge Management

Aug. 14, 2019
Planning and scheduling of electric fleets shouldn’t be an art form; more tools are coming online to help transit providers optimize their zero emission programs.
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Expanded Urbanization Will Change the Face of Transportation

Dec. 12, 2017
As the industry continues to develop more futuristic modes of transportation continue to emerge and changing infrastructure allows mobility to continue changing.

KEY CONTACTS

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VP Marketing

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Computer Hardware & Software

Optibus offers public transit industry short-term, no-cost ‘Build Back Better’ license for planning and scheduling

July 7, 2021
The temporary license is aimed at helping agencies create multiple scenarios as they work to recover from the pandemic.
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Optibus says optimizing EV schedules makes it easier to operate EV routes, meet regulatory requirements and bid for new EV business.
Optibus says optimizing EV schedules makes it easier to operate EV routes, meet regulatory requirements and bid for new EV business.
Optibus says optimizing EV schedules makes it easier to operate EV routes, meet regulatory requirements and bid for new EV business.
Optibus says optimizing EV schedules makes it easier to operate EV routes, meet regulatory requirements and bid for new EV business.
Optibus says optimizing EV schedules makes it easier to operate EV routes, meet regulatory requirements and bid for new EV business.
Technology

Hitachi Europe, Optibus partner to help bus fleets transition to zero emissions

April 30, 2021
The partners say their combined talents will help transit providers manage risk and cost associated with transitioning to zero-emission fleets.
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The Custom Maps Layer visualizes transportation routes alongside municipal boundaries.
The Custom Maps Layer visualizes transportation routes alongside municipal boundaries.
The Custom Maps Layer visualizes transportation routes alongside municipal boundaries.
The Custom Maps Layer visualizes transportation routes alongside municipal boundaries.
Miscellaneous

Optibus launches geospatial suite to help cities shape the future of mobility

March 11, 2021
The company also announced it has raised $107 million in a Series C round, which will fund its continued expansion and product development.
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The tool enables cities and agencies to visualize and understand how route changes will affect selected demographic groups living along those routes.
The tool enables cities and agencies to visualize and understand how route changes will affect selected demographic groups living along those routes.
The tool enables cities and agencies to visualize and understand how route changes will affect selected demographic groups living along those routes.
The tool enables cities and agencies to visualize and understand how route changes will affect selected demographic groups living along those routes.
The tool enables cities and agencies to visualize and understand how route changes will affect selected demographic groups living along those routes.
Miscellaneous

Optibus releases new tool to help improve transit equality

June 16, 2020
The tool enables transit providers to incorporate impact analysis into their post-lockdown planning and scheduling changes.
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Optibus is helping agencies create an exit strategy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Optibus is helping agencies create an exit strategy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Optibus is helping agencies create an exit strategy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Optibus is helping agencies create an exit strategy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Optibus is helping agencies create an exit strategy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Management

Optibus helps transit agencies create a multilayered COVID-19 exit strategy

April 22, 2020
Evaluating multiple exit scenarios can help public transit agencies transition from the pandemic lockdown stage to the exit strategy stage.
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Safety & Security

Optibus offers No-Cost Contingency Plans to help transit agencies prepare for COVID-19

March 12, 2020
Any city or agency can request no-cost assistance from Optibus through June to prepare coronavirus contingency plans, with no strings attached.
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Miscellaneous

Optibus Platform

Nov. 21, 2019
Planning and scheduling cloud native SaaS platform.
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Management

Optibus opens NYC office, appoints general manager to lead North America growth

Oct. 28, 2019
Kevin Foreman has been selected for the position.
Intelligent Transportation Systems

Public transit gets help improving ridership with Optibus’ release of multi-route planning capabilities

July 31, 2019
Optibus has launched a new cloud platform-based set of multi-route planning capabilities that enables agencies and operators to plan multiple routes at once, making it easier ...