Urban Bus Regulatory Entities

Urban Bus Transit: Regulatory Entities


Solutions For The Optimization Of Planning, Scheduling And Bus And Timetable Management

The urban transport sector is evolving at a very fast pace, to keep up, the governments have bet for the massive transport sector, BRT’s (Bus Rapid Transport) and integrated transport systems. This poses a technological challenge, but also organizational and operative challenges for the cities. Thanks to 23 years of experience in the sector, Goal Systems has become the best alternative to support transport operating companies in obtaining service tenders and to define the requirements of each operation.

Goal Systems offers technology to cover all the processes with the maximum optimization:

SECTORES_AUTOBUSES ORGANISMOS REGULADORES II— Optimal generation of timetables, bus services.
— Planning of new routes, lines and services.

— Preparation of studies for public tenders.
— Communication with GPS control systems, GIS, demand forecasting, ticketing…

— Simulation of multiple scenarios.
— Reports and generation of service quality level KPI’s (frequencies, regularity, passengers transported).
— Distribution of the service among the licensees.

— Multimodal tool in combination with  GoalRail®metro.

A complete tool


GoalBus® tool offers solutions for urban and interurban buses, this makes possible the planning of timetables and buses in an optimal way. Many BRT transport authorities confirm the excellent performance, the soundness and the flexibility of the tool, companies such as Transmilenio in Bogotá or the Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid, among others.

Since 1992, Goal Systems has implemented its tool GoalBus® with great success among its clients, along with a continuous counsel during each phase of the project and a quality support throughout the life cycle of the product.

Main characteristics and benefits of  GoalBus®:

Maximum optimization: It is a unique tool in the market, it allows the joint resolution of timetables and services with the highest level of optimization.

Flexibility and adaptability: The high parameter settings capability guarantees the exact definition of the business requirements and therefore the adaptation of the calculated solution.

Integration: Possibility to integrate our tools with other client’s tools.

Usability: Flexible editors with complete graphs allowing a visual analysis of the solutions, and integrated reports for the complete control of the results.

Support: A very qualified team to give support to the queries of the clients about incidents, with total availability.

What GOAL SYSTEMS offers your business

We adapt the software tool for urban bus management to the needs of each client. The management software has a high graphic capability with multiple customizing options to adapt it to the requirements of the clients who choose Goal Systems.

Modules and functionalities of the tool


Module for the maintenance and management of the network: Possibility to define with great exactitude the transport network and the offer of the company, which may be integrated from other external databases.

Module for optimal generation of timetables and bus services: performs the scheduling by days type of the timetables and vehicles.

Module for generation of reports and statistics: platform to create customizable reports, adaptable to the needs of the operations. It allows the integration of corporate specific reports of the clients.

Integration module: for a better functionality, the tool can be integrated with other corporate systems like GIS, ticketing, as well as with control and monitoring systems.

WEB module: the clients have access to all the functionalities of the tool through a web browser platform.



Key advantages

GOAL SYSTEMS’ software for urban transit is a world-class solution that guarantees a complete and ideal solution for your regulatory organization, allowing maximum optimization.

Optimizes the services offered: fits services offered to demand, guaranteeing high-quality service at the lowest cost, while integrating multiple operators.

Optimizes service quality: guarantees compliance with service-quality objectives, ensuring correct frequencies, regularities, transport capabilities, and connections.

Optimizes bus fleets: calculates minimum sizing for vehicles, making it easier for operators to provide services while avoiding investment in new vehicles, and assuring compliance with your own service commitments through proper scheduling.

Optimizes passenger services: ensures compliance with commercial timetables and allow quick responses to changes in passenger demand, to provide users with high-quality services and satisfaction of their transportation needs.

Optimizes strategic regulatory decision-making: simulates new scenarios, new concessions, new services, new contracts, etc. In this way, the most appropriate solutions can be obtained for existing service requirements, while taking into consideration all of the parameters of the operating transit companies.