Crain's New York Business
The NYU Rudin Center for Transportation hosted Reimagining Southwest Brooklyn last week. Chris Ward of global engineering firm AECOM presented a redevelopment plan that would add thousands of residential units to the Brooklyn waterfront and a subway connection to lower Manhattan.
Read the Southwest Brooklyn study here.
The Rudin Center is seeking a Program Administrator. We’re looking for someone who will bring technical, human, and conceptual skill to the daily operations of the Center and our larger projects. Sound like you? Apply today!
Click here for the description and instructions for applying.
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Help NYC TLC provide more public data – identify potential privacy risks in public taxi datasets!
The TLC has been a pioneer in sharing big data since 2010. With over 21,000 licensed vehicles equipped to capture GPS-enabled trip records. TLC’s trip data are valuable for policy makers, scholars, businesses and urban planners. Earlier data releases included anonymized vehicle and driver identifiers, but in 2014 they were de-anonymized and published. In response, we stopped releasing these identifiers altogether, which limits the data’s usefulness. TLC would like you help to re-release this information in the most efficient manner possible.
Read contest rules and more information at the hackathon website.