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Advisory panel issues response to Sidewalks Labs' Quayside master plan
13 Sep 2019
Comments from Waterfront Toronto’s Digital Strategy Advisory Panel include “frustratingly abstract” and “unwieldy and repetitive”.
Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City
16 Aug 2019
Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and equity.
Commissioner calls for new privacy laws to address smart city risks
08 Jul 2019
Brian Beamish says Ontario’s privacy laws have not kept pace with digital technologies and practices such as sensors, big data analytics and AI.
Sidewalk Labs publishes 1,500-page Toronto smart city plan: More questions than answers?
25 Jun 2019
Sidewalk Labs has put forward a detailed 1,500-page plan, but Waterfront Toronto has raised concerns in a number of areas.
Portland pilots Sidewalk Labs’ mobile location data software
30 May 2019
The tool uses location data to model how people travel in cities.
Sidewalk Labs prototypes community participation tool
27 May 2019
The company is working with Digital Public Square on Collab, which aims to support communities by helping them to make more inclusive, collbaborative decisions.
Sidewalk Labs releases principles of good street design
29 Apr 2019
The four principles are designed to act as a starting point for how cities can re-imagine and re-think their streets for pedestrians, bikes and transit.
Civil liberties association sues Canadian government over Sidewalk Labs' Toronto smart city
18 Apr 2019
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is suing Waterfront Toronto and three levels of government, asking for the project "to be reset".
Sidewalk Labs launches app to evaluate how people use public space
01 Apr 2019
The open source app, CommonSpace, is designed to give park operators or communities a new tool to help discover what makes a public space great.
Are data trusts part of the answer to smart city data governance?
21 Mar 2019
In the light of recent scandals, cities have no choice but to pay urgent attention to data governance issues. Could data trusts be part of the solution?
Inaugural report card on US smart city progress: “Disappointing”
Of 24 cities, Seattle received the highest rating overall and St. Louis the lowest.
20 Sep 2019
Why city leaders must champion the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) to tackle the ticking global healthcare timebomb
19 Sep 2019
Leveraging connectivity: Three core principles for transport operators
16 Sep 2019
Who’s going to clear the air on 5G?
16 Sep 2019
Digital Vision for Mobility
15 Jul 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: How to make MaaS a reality
03 Apr 2019
Smart cities - Beyond the hype
25 Sep 2019
WEBINAR: The open road – A smart city is an interoperable city
09 Oct 2019
Smart Buildings Show 2019
21 Oct 2019
ITS World Congress 2019
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