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Metro21 Provides Tips to Queens, NY

As Queens, NY ramps up to become a 'smart borough,' Metro21 Executive Director Karen Lightman offers some tips on how to safely and equitably use tech to make the transition.

In the recent Smart Cities Dive article, Lightman Lightman emphasized the need to be thoughtful, intentional and iterative in creating and implementing a plan when applying a tech-forward approach to elements like transportation and infrastructure improvements. She also recommends spending a lot of time identifying the proper stakeholders and supportive partners.

"How are you improving? How are you changing? How are you ensuring this is done safely and equitably in every neighborhood?"

Read the full article here.