Optibus Expands to Over 5,000 Cities, Including Manaus

Manaus, the capital of the Brazilian state of Amazonas, has become a pioneer in utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning optimization algorithms to power its entire public transportation network. Optibus, a leading provider of software for planning and operating sustainable and efficient public transportation, has announced that its software will be used by the Union of Passenger Transport Companies of the State of Amazonas (Sinetram) to manage and optimize Manaus’ public transportation system.

With a population of over two million residents, Manaus is the largest city in the Amazonas region. Sinetram oversees the operations of the city’s seven public transportation companies, which collectively operate a fleet of more than one thousand buses. As part of Manaus’ Smart Cities Plan, the city aims to improve service efficiency across its 278 routes by implementing Optibus’ route planning, crew and vehicle scheduling, and Timetable Optimization products.

Optibus’ milestone of reaching 5,000 cities worldwide highlights the global adoption of its software. In just the last five months, the company has implemented its software in an additional 1,000 cities, representing a remarkable 25% growth. This growth underscores the industry’s recognition of the importance of efficient and reliable public transportation in fostering sustainable development.

“We are thrilled to introduce new technologies into Manaus’ public transportation network and integrate artificial intelligence,” said Diogo Feuser, Superintendent of Sinetram. “This initiative aims to benefit passengers and improve the service’s overall efficiency.”

Amos Haggiag, CEO and co-founder of Optibus, emphasized the significance of Optibus’ expansion and the industry’s movement towards digital transformation. “The adoption of Optibus in Manaus reflects the global push to discover innovative ways to plan and deliver sustainable transportation services. We are excited to see cities recognizing the potential of AI and digital solutions to improve mobility,” said Haggiag.

As Optibus continues its growth trajectory, the partnership with Manaus showcases the company’s commitment to providing advanced solutions that contribute to the development of smarter and more sustainable cities worldwide. Through the integration of AI and optimization algorithms, Optibus aims to revolutionize public transportation networks for the benefit of both passengers and the environment.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. What technology is being used to power Manaus’ public transportation network?
– Manaus is utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning optimization algorithms to power its public transportation network.

2. Who is providing the software for managing and optimizing the public transportation system in Manaus?
– Optibus, a leading provider of software for planning and operating sustainable and efficient public transportation, is providing the software.

3. What is Sinetram’s role in Manaus’ public transportation system?
– Sinetram oversees the operations of the city’s seven public transportation companies in Manaus.

4. How many residents does Manaus have?
– Manaus has a population of over two million residents, making it the largest city in the Amazonas region.

5. What is Optibus’ milestone achievement?
– Optibus has reached 5,000 cities worldwide with its software, representing a 25% growth in just the last five months.

6. How does Optibus aim to improve Manaus’ public transportation system?
– Optibus aims to improve service efficiency across Manaus’ 278 routes by implementing its route planning, crew and vehicle scheduling, and Timetable Optimization products.

Key Terms/Definitions:

– Artificial intelligence (AI): The simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems, to perform tasks that would typically require human intelligence.
– Machine learning optimization algorithms: Mathematical algorithms that improve automatically through experience, allowing machines to learn from data and optimize performance.

Related Links:

Optibus: Official website of Optibus, the leading provider of software for planning and operating public transportation.
Sinetram: Website of the Union of Passenger Transport Companies of the State of Amazonas (Sinetram), overseeing public transportation operations in Manaus.