New York City
Population: 8,537,673 / Mayor Bill de Blasio
New York City leverages smart technologies to achieve the goals set forth in Mayor de Blasio’s ambitious Plan for One NYC. Equity is an explicit guiding principle in our work—a lens through which we view all of our planning, policymaking, and governing.
OneNYC is a comprehensive plan for a sustainable and resilient city for all New Yorkers that addresses the profound social, economic, and environmental challenges ahead.
NYCx works with civic, industry and tech experts to develop technologies that benefit all New Yorkers. Our goals are to grow job opportunities for New Yorkers, test new ideas with the public and make NYC the place to launch tech for the public. Our Challenge program invites entrepreneurs, technologists, and tech professionals to participate in open competitions. Each Challenge aims to solve a specific problem of urban life and move New York City towards the principles laid out in Mayor de Blasio’s OneNYC plan: growth, equity, sustainability, and resilience.
Neighborhood Innovation Labs bring together communities, government, educators, and technologists to research, develop and demonstrate innovative solutions to improve quality of life and enhance city services.
A collection of ten case studies that demonstrate the diversity of ways that connected technologies can help improve government services and better the lives of all New Yorkers and communities across the five boroughs.
The Mayor’s Office of the CTO works across City agencies to find ways that smart technologies can improve services and equity for all New Yorkers.
The NYCx Moonshot Launchpad is a how-to guide for building and launching a Moonshot Challenge.
Open RFPs and Challenges
Due: November 30, 2018
The Transit Tech Lab seeks applications from companies to better predict subway incident impacts and serve customers. Solutions might include opportunities to analyze train arrival data, incident information and social media, leverage machine learning, develop predictive models, and improve real-time customer communication.
Due: November 30, 2018
The Transit Tech Lab seeks applications from companies with innovative technologies to make public buses faster and more efficient, especially in bus lanes. Potential opportunities include the use of new or existing cameras and computer vision to identify bus lane obstructions, sensors such as lidar and radar, connected infrastructure and assets, route analysis and modeling, demand-based systems, streamlined ticketing and more.
Due: February 8, 2019
NYCx is launching the NYCx Cybersecurity Moonshot Challenge to tackle the following question: How might we make every small and midsize business in New York City as resilient to cybersecurity attacks as a Fortune 500 company?