Sanitation Dept. using technology to improve storm-cleanup efforts

The Department of Sanitation is using new technology to improve its cleanup efforts for future storms.The city has tested out GPS tracking devices that would

BROOKLYN - The Department of Sanitation is using new technology to improve its cleanup efforts for future storms.

The city has tested out GPS tracking devices that would let the mayor know where all sanitation trucks were at all times. Additionally, five cameras were installed to view conditions across all of the boroughs.

Residents across the city were outraged last week after snowplows left streets covered in snow days after the blizzard dumped more than 2 feet of snow in some areas.

Plow-equipped trucks take over Brooklyn streets

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police have made an arrest in connection with 1 Police arrest man accused of hiding body parts at Hunts Point waste station
Brooklyn residents flocked to stores on Sunday to 2 Brooklyn residents prep for nor'easter
A nor'easter is making its way to the 3 Forecasters: 1 to 3 inches of rain possible on Monday
4 Neighborhood Brief for Jan. 22
Police say the pedestrian was hit about 6 5 Police: Pedestrian injured after 2-car collision

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE