PlowNYC: the city’s online snowplow map gets put to use


New York City’s com­mit­ment to infor­ma­tion tech­nol­o­gy con­tin­ues to reap ben­e­fits, as now GPS-equipped san­i­ta­tion trucks plow­ing the city streets can be fol­lowed online. PlowNYC, the city’s live snow­plow track­er, actu­al­ly launched last year, but Fri­day night’s bliz­zard is prov­ing to be a great real-world demon­stra­tion of the sys­tem.

Screen­grab: PlowNYC