Next-generation public transport: On-demand solutions for low-demand areas
In low-demand zones, public transport agencies face a dilemma: if the frequency of an efficiently operated fixed-route service cannot meet customer’s quality expectations, is there a viable alternative? Nurhan Cetin, GIRO’s Director – HASTUS-OnDemand, explains in Urban Mobility Forum magazine how a study by STL and GIRO points the way.
GIRO Inc. makes the HASTUSTM and GeoRouteTM software solutions that are trusted worldwide for planning and managing transport-related operations. Adapted for multiple platforms, including Web-based and mobile, GIRO’s products deploy advanced operations-research optimization techniques and powerful data-management tools. Close ties with leading research institutes and universities ensure that the latest developments are constantly incorporated to provide maximum benefits.