The Taxi and Limousine Commission received more than 9,600 applications for new electric ride-share plates before a court-ordered pause. Rideshare drivers rushed to put money down on new EVs last week in an effort to get a much-desired plate.
The Environmental Tech Lab in New York City selected eight companies to explore proofs of concept as part of its inaugural Operational Efficiency Challenge and Data Utilization Challenge.
New York City schools have been conducting parent-teacher conferences remotely since the COVID-19 pandemic, but they're finding participation is now far lower than it was before the pandemic.
The city is inviting the public — especially developers and security researchers — to use a new platform to securely report potential vulnerabilities that they discover in city-owned websites and systems.
New York City has announced the launch of the new Smart City Testbed Program, which will involve government collaboration with outside organizations to launch eight pilot technology projects.
New York University and the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology will collaborate on research to study how advances in artificial intelligence will impact society moving forward.
New York City has launched the MyCity Business Services chatbot in a beta form to help residents get information about starting or operating their businesses. The city also released an AI Action Plan to guide responsible city government use of the tech.
Nine months after initially banning ChatGPT, New York City Public Schools aim to work with national experts and school districts across the country to craft policy around the smart use of AI for teaching and learning.
Plus, the federal digital discrimination task force is holding a listening session this week in New York City; Charlotte is launching a pilot program to increase tech transparency; and more.