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New York City extends for-hire-vehicle licence cap

New York City extends for-hire-vehicle licence cap

The city is also restricting how long vehicles can cruise empty without passengers in a bid to reduce congestion as well as increase the earning potential for drivers.

NYC launches air quality challenge

NYC launches air quality challenge

The open innovation call hopes to attract new ideas to help reduce the negative impacts of urban air pollution and urban heat island effect.

NYC announces resiliency plan for Lower Manhattan

NYC announces resiliency plan for Lower Manhattan

The plan will advance $500 million in capital projects and interim measures to protect the area from the effects of climate change into the next century.

NYC adopts blockchain-based smart city standard

NYC adopts blockchain-based smart city standard

Using the MXProtocol and insights from the Citiesense platform will significantly increase data reach and efficiency across the city

NYC opens up more datasets

NYC opens up more datasets

Dozens of agencies have released datasets to the portal, bringing increased transparency to all aspects of the city’s operations

NYC issues call for wireless expansion

NYC issues call for wireless expansion

New York is inviting firms to become franchisees of the city, granting them the right to install technology on city-owned light and utility poles