New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning on transforming the city’s largely forgotten phone booths into Wi-Fi hot spots: “By using a historic part of New York’s street fabric, we can significantly enhance public availability of increasingly vital broadband access, invite new and innovative digital services, and increase revenue to the city – all at absolutely no cost to taxpayers.” These hot spots will also be used for services like cellphone charging stations and interactive touch screens that provide local information. Continue reading for more.