Shanghai Commuters Can Now Design Their Own Bus Routes
In an effort to beat traffic congestion and commuter fatigue, Shanghai has deployed its first bus routes guided by Alibaba’s artificial intelligence technology. Commuters can buy a bus ticket via Alipay, the mobile payments service run by Ant Financial, and then AI algorithms produced by Alibaba crunch the data and generate the number of buses needed and optimal route for the No. 9 service between Songjiang district and Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park.
Produced by: Richard Bradbury, Audrey Raj, & Freda Liu
Presented by: Richard Bradbury, Audrey Raj, & Freda Liu
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