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Ajelo developed software and a routing algorithm that could take in data about a fleet of buses, traffic and trips requested, and calculate optimal routes.
The transit authority paid the drivers and operated the buses, which eventually grew to a fleet of 15.
Scaling up to 100 vehicles would have increased the efficiency of Kutsuplus threefold, Rissanen says. “There’s a huge difference between mass transit that works in some areas some of the time, and mass transit that works everywhere all the time,” he says.
Scale could not come without funding, however — and in an austere budget environment, that was a problem.
While fans of Kutsuplus are out of luck for now, transit riders in known as Split merged with Ajelo, the Finnish startup that developed the software behind Kutsuplus.