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.

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) has awarded The Routing Company (TRC) a five-year contract to provide new state of the art scheduling and dispatch software across the state of Ohio.

Under the contract, TRC, in partnership with Optibus™, will deliver the entire range of mobility software services included in its full suite of on-demand Pingo™ features. TRC’s Pingo platform includes the Drive Pingo™ and Ride Pingo™ apps and the Pingo Dashboard™ operations management tool, which together provide on-demand, paratransit, fixed and flexible transit that enhances ridership of existing transport networks. Pingo has moved more than 500,000 passengers to date.

"Working with a state-level partner like the Ohio Department of Transportation furthers TRC’s ability to deliver flexible transportation to better serve communities’ mobility needs. We’re proud of this partnership in an area where mobility is essential to so many individuals in both rural and urban areas.” said James Cox, CEO, TRC.

“As a lifelong Ohioan, I take it personally that our organization will be providing technology to The Buckeye State. With TRC’s unmatched utilization rate, powerful algorithm and advanced suite of products, I believe that we can have a significant impact on transportation in Ohio,” said Dick Alexander, chief development officer, TRC. “Delivering efficient mobility software at scale is not a responsibility we take lightly – and with our market-leading Pingo products, we aim to do just that.”