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New York City announces cybersecurity challenge finalists

New York City announces cybersecurity challenge finalists

Seven finalists will receive an award of $10,000 from NYC to test their proposals in the city, and be given the opportunity to partner to deliver solutions to local small businesses.

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