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Data Insights: Measuring The Economic Impact Of “Smart City” Innovations

December 7, 2017 Mastercard data insights help New York University researchers study commercial activity around bike-sharing and free public Wi-Fi stations.  Nearly a decade since “smart cities” entered the vernacular — a term that early on captured the heady sense… Continue Reading Data Insights: Measuring The Economic Impact Of “Smart City” Innovations

Constantine Kontokosta Is On The Frontlines Of Using Data For Good In Cities

November 10, 2017 New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering profiles NYU CUSP Professor Constantine Kontokosta.  Constantine Kontokosta — Assistant Professor in Tandon’s Department of Civil and Urban Engineering and the NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), the Director of… Continue Reading Constantine Kontokosta Is On The Frontlines Of Using Data For Good In Cities

Mayor Announces Dramatic Drop In Energy Use And Carbon Emissions In Large Buildings Citywide

October 24, 2017 A fifth benchmarking report from the NYC Office of the Mayor shows that between 2010 and 2015, emissions from 4,200 consistently benchmarked properties dropped by 14 percent, energy use decreased 10 percent. NEW YORK– As part of Mayor de Blasio’s ambitious… Continue Reading Mayor Announces Dramatic Drop In Energy Use And Carbon Emissions In Large Buildings Citywide

De Blasio Administration And Brownsville Community Leaders Announce NYCx Co-Lab Challenges In Brownsville

October 24, 2017 City invites tech community to propose and test new solutions to modernize public infrastructure, support neighborhood development, and bridge the digital divide (via the NYC Office of the Mayor). NEW YORK— Mayor Bill de Blasio, Brooklyn Borough President Eric… Continue Reading De Blasio Administration And Brownsville Community Leaders Announce NYCx Co-Lab Challenges In Brownsville