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May 24

NYC PARKS LAUNCHES SMART BENCH PILOT PROGRAM

Parks Advances Use of Technology to Improve Green Spaces NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined Minerva Tantoco, Chief Technology Officer for the City of New York, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Members Vanessa L. Gibson and James Vacca, and Soofa to...

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