Getting more from Federal Transportation Investment by Leveraging Innovation and Technology

The federal government is embarking on a program of unprecedented investment in public infrastructure, including through an anticipated Smart Cities Challenge in 2017. This provides a unique opportunity to think differently about options to invest public dollars that will generate a better return for Canada.

We highlight three promising technology areas for Smart Cities and transportation infrastructure in this briefing. Also included are three federal strategies that can help cities build the right kind of Smart City sand box for leveraging these technologies.