University of Toronto part of consortium to announce new Center for Urban Science and Progress

The University of Toronto is a core member of an international consortium creating the next milestone in New York City’s groundbreaking Applied Sciences NYC initiative. The initiative seeks to increase the City’s capacity for applied sciences and dramatically transform its economy.

The Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) was announced today by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. CUSP will focus on research and developing technologies for the critical challenges facing the world’s cities, including infrastructure, tech integration, energy efficiency, transportation congestion, public safety, and public health.

See the official release.