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Will New York City win the race to 5G?


Cordell Schachter an adjunct associate professor at NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), which is part of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering.

E-bikes, autonomous vehicles, 5G – it all falls on the desk of Cordell Schachter, chief technology officer at the New York City Department of Transportation. … As transportation technology rapidly evolves, Schachter is responsible for ensuring that new technologies that involve the department are actually ready for New York City. Schachter spoke to City & State about why New York wants to be the first 5G city, how connected vehicles will make driving safer and why autonomous vehicles won’t likely be seen on city streets anytime soon. 

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