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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

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