The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission is piloting a program that will install GPS-based fare meters in 1,000 of its yellow taxi cabs. The pilot will also replace the irritating “Taxi TVs” with new payment systems.
The FCC stepped in to lend a helping hand after Sprint issued a complaint to the federal agency, saying someone was interfering with its network in New York City. After looking into the matter, Jian Chang finds himself between a rock and a…
You may think that they're only good for keeping litter off the streets, but like New York City inhabitants, New York City trash cans are capable of much more than meets the eye. They will soon double as Wi-Fi hotspots.
Members of the New York City Council have written a letter to Google requesting the company reduce the number of left turns suggested to drivers using Google Maps. The appeal aims to reduce the number of left-turn-related deaths in the…
David Puchkoff wanted a porch, and there was only one place to put it: the roof of his six-story building. So, he sealed it, added some waterproofing membrane, added some plants, and made a meadow, too.
Sidewalk Labs, the new Google-owned company that plans to use technology to help improve life for people in urban areas, wants to roll out free Wi-Fi on the streets of major cities, starting with New York.
The CitiBike fleet is getting a much needed makeover, with 1,000 new bikes coming by the end of June, and another 1,400 to be rolled out when CitiBike comes to Bedford-Stuyvesant, Williamsburg, and Greenpoint in Brooklyn for the first time.
New York City has a rich history, and thanks to the work of software engineer Dan Vanderkam, you can now virtually relive the previous lives of the Big Apple by clicking on streets and seeing what once was there.