New York


New York

How ready is New York for digitalization?

New York City has significant challenges ahead as it strives for its 2050 net-zero target, but strong leadership and enacted legislation are influencing action.

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Digitalization Readiness

6/10

Smart technology is being rolled out across the city to improve services, including essential upgrades to the aging subway system.

Digitalization Potential

3/10

Digitalization is an essential pillar of a greener and healthier future, yet New York is also paying close attention to protecting the digital rights of citizens.

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How ready is New York for digitalization?

In 2019, New York City enacted one of the most ambitious climate targets of any city in the world, alongside other critical initiatives such as its largest-ever investment in the subway and bus transit systems. Nevertheless, as the only megacity in the US, New York faces a huge challenge to improve the sustainability of its many buildings, and transition 8.5 million residents to zero waste and carbon.

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