Unlocking Alberta’s Innovation Potential
Alliance Supports National Smart Cities Challenge
Under a new Impact Canada Fund, a Smart Cities Challenge will be launched with $300 million over 11 years.
2017 Economic Developers AB Conference - Panel Highlights
On March 23rd as part of the Economic Developers of Alberta annual conference; the Smart City Alliance hosted a panel discussion called “Investor Ready Smart Communities"
How Connectivity Supported St. Albert’s Smart City Success
The City of St. Albert has an ambitious Smart City Master Plan, and citywide broadband connectivity is the foundation that will propel the plan into reality.
Cloud Connected Motorbikes for Smart Cities?
The M1 electric motorbike could be considered to be a “two-wheeled Tesla,” or a bike that has motorcycle-like capabilities, yet doesn’t require a license to ride.
The Merit of an ICT Industry Strategy for Alberta
Productivity improvements in ICT over the past decade have unleashed new innovative features for economic sustainability
The Smart City - Tips for Talking About Smart Cities
There has been growing interest in the smart city concept in recent years, and almost every major company involved in ICT has some type of smart city plan
Edmonton 'Smart City' Data Network Arms Citizens with Facts
June 15, 2017 — Subjects: Alberta, Collaboration, Connectivity, Innovation, Internet of Things, Open Data
A volunteer group of tech experts is creating a low-cost network of sensors in Edmonton that could level the playing field in favour of local citizens when it comes to gathering data...
Edmonton Transit Moves Closer on Adopting Smart Fare
June 06, 2017 — Subjects: Alberta, Best Practices, Canada, Collaboration, Connectivity, Implementation, Infrastructure, Innovation, Mobility, Transportation, Urban Planning
Edmonton transit has picked a preferred operator to start work on a new fare system — meaning city bus riders are one step closer to electronic fare payment...
St. Albert Unveils Canada's First Electric Transit Buses
May 24, 2017 — Subjects: Alberta, Best Practices, Canada, Infrastructure, Mobility, St. Albert, Sustainability, Transportation
The city of St. Albert is going green — both literally and esthetically — with three electric buses on routes in and around the city this week...
St. Albert Fire Services Gets Smart City Upgrade
May 03, 2017 — Subjects: Alberta, Applications, Crisis Managment, Implementation, Innovation, Mobility, St. Albert
An upgrade to St. Albert firetrucks is giving firefighters more information about an incident before they arrive on scene...