Originally published: March 21, 2012
Last updated: April 4, 2012 - 9:43pm
For the first time in New York City’s history, emergency call-takers are using the same technology and are sharing data. But apparently it has come at a high price. An audit from City Comptroller John Liu asserts that New York City’s expansive 911 upgrade is $1 billion over budget and seven years behind schedule. Liu blamed the cost overruns on inadequate project management within the city.
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