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"Van a hazardous material placards clearly visible on the back and in NYPD drone armed with sensors buzzing overhead with the UAB's will allow us to do is get us. Crystal clear images of the container the contents and the placards so officials better know what they're dealing with. It's just one of the uses for the NYPD's new fourteen craft drone fleet Chiba department. Terrence Monahan says what they won't be used for is warrantless surveillance NYPD drones will be used to save lives. And while the NYPD heralds, the new fleet the legal aid society opposes it saying it further militarise is the police Al Jones ten ten wins at four. In Queens, New Yorkers on the street. What they think of this new fleet? It'd be great to not have those helicopters flying everywhere. That's true. Just creates this sense of panic, quiet. Drones. May that something that's more practical for New York? I don't know. I'd have to think about us. I have concerns about privacy. But if they're are restricting their activities to those types of things, I can see where would be useful. NYPD is releasing video taken by its drones. You can see it at ten ten wins dot com wins news time one twenty four head of New York City transit back on the city council hotseat Tuesday, giving an update on his progress. Andy Byford told a city council committee that he's encouraged by emerging technology. It could speed up the implementation of a new signal system in the subway if ultra wideband does prove to be viable, then we can reduce the cost, and we can get the the lines. We signalled more quickly Byford also addressed climbing fare revenue and bus ridership. He says stricter enforcement is necessary. I think there should be a very."