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NYU Center For Urban Science And Progress Tackles Bus Reliability, Harmful Landlord Practices, With Data

September 8, 2017 MetroLab’s Innovation of the Month series, a collaboration between Government Technology and MetroLab Network which recognizes impactful tech, data and innovation projects between cities and universities, features NYU CUSP’s 2017 Urban Science Intensive projects.  In this post, we spotlight projects from… Continue Reading NYU Center For Urban Science And Progress Tackles Bus Reliability, Harmful Landlord Practices, With Data

Urban Informatics Offers Partnership Opportunities Between Institutions, Cities

August 15, 2017 Education Dive features an interview with NYU CUSP Professor Constantine Kontokosta.  In 2012, New York’s then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed colleges and universities around the world submit ideas for an applied science campus which would act as an engine… Continue Reading Urban Informatics Offers Partnership Opportunities Between Institutions, Cities

Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision: Why His “Boring Company” Underground Traffic Solution Is A Bad Idea

May 6, 2017 Professor Kaan Ozbay is quoted in an article by Salon.  Elon Musk revealed recently more details about his proposal to solve traffic gridlock by creating an elaborate 3D matrix of subterranean highways that would whisk cars around on electrified… Continue Reading Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision: Why His “Boring Company” Underground Traffic Solution Is A Bad Idea

NYC Universities Expanding Into Technology At A ‘Frenetic Pace’

March 28, 2017 Featured by Technical.ly Brooklyn. The Times posted a good piece Wednesday about the rapid expansion of New York universities into the tech space, highlighting NYU Tandon along with Columbia University and Cornell University. The article focused on NYU Tandon’s $500 million acquisition and renovationof Downtown Brooklyn’s Metropolitan… Continue Reading NYC Universities Expanding Into Technology At A ‘Frenetic Pace’