The Air Quality Program, led by Professor Kevin Cromar, works to improve the health and welfare of urban residents by finding cost-effective ways to monitor and reduce air pollution.
The Litmus Program, led by Professor Angela Hawken, works with public agencies and the people they serve to develop and rigorously test new ideas for improving the performance of the public sector.
The Urban Expansion Program, led by Professor Shlomo Angel and supported jointly with the NYU Stern Urbanization Project, works with rapidly-growing cities to make room for their inevitable expansion.
The Civic Analytics Program, led by Professor Constantine Kontokosta, works directly with cities to acquire, analyze, and derive insight from data in order to solve tangible and significant problems of city management, policy, and planning.
The Crime and Justice Program, founded by the late Professor Mark Kleiman, works to reduce crime and mass incarceration, and to develop sensible approaches to drug policy.
In her TED Talk, Vicki Arroyo of the Georgetown Climate Center discusses the ways in which cities are preparing for a hotter future.
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