Are you interested in online privacy, security, equity, the use of sensors, and more? We want to hear from you! Two public consultations about the draft Digital Infrastructure Plan are being held on September 28 and 29, 2021. Additional information is available for review and registration is open.
A smart city improves access to the information and data a city needs to help it become an economically, socially and environmentally-connected community. The City’s goal is to ensure that people are included and easily connected – not divided – in this digital city. This could mean finding new ways for residents and businesses to improve navigating Toronto or accessing City services or even engaging with their local government.
Here are some examples of how we’re using technology and data to improve connection and convenience:
In June 2019, City Council directed City staff to sign on to the Declaration of Cities Coalition for Digital Rights. In October 2019, the City of Toronto joined over 25 cities around the world to sign the Declaration to further ensure equitable and safe access to digital technology in Toronto.