Smart Cities

Stantec experts share their knowledge on the trends, innovations, and challenges shaping aspects of smart city design: smart mobility, smart utilities, smart buildings, and smart public spaces.

  • 4 ways smart mobility will make our world a better place

    4 ways smart mobility will make our world a better place

    Stantec teams around the world are focused on solutions that will change the way we travel—and live.

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  • TAKE OUR QUIZ: Are you smart city smart?

    TAKE OUR QUIZ: Are you smart city smart?

    Take this quiz to see how much you know about what cities are doing to become hyperconnected. Based on research by ESI ThoughtLab, co-sponsored by Stantec

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  • Want to elevate your smart city planning game? This 7-step roadmap gets you hyperconnected

    Want to elevate your smart city planning game? This 7-step roadmap gets you hyperconnected

    After surveying 100 metro centers around the world, we found some smart city best practices to share

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  • Exploring the possibilities of smart cities: An in-depth series

    Exploring the possibilities of smart cities: An in-depth series

    Smart, livable cities require intelligent planning. Experts share the latest trends in a series produced by The Globe Content Studio and Stantec

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  • [With Video] 3 surprising things I discovered from hacking 21st-century city challenges

    [With Video] 3 surprising things I discovered from hacking 21st-century city challenges

    A mentor from Stantec’s Idea Hackathon shares her thoughts from a two-day forum on smart city solutions

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  • Smart cities ideas and insights, delivered to your inbox

    Smart cities ideas and insights, delivered to your inbox

    In our Urban Places newsletter, Stantec experts share ideas on topics such as how technology can help cities put people first

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  • Smart cities research: Building a Hyperconnected City

    Smart cities research: Building a Hyperconnected City

    This global survey of 100 global cities from ESI ThoughtLab, co-sponsored by Stantec, reveals a roadmap to smart city best practices

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Workplace trends—for today and tomorrow—are smart and flexible

    From the Design Quarterly: Workplace trends—for today and tomorrow—are smart and flexible

    Technology, generational preference, and an embrace of change will define how the office of tomorrow looks and operates

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  • Stantec named to Newsweek’s Top 100 Smart City Partners

    Stantec named to Newsweek’s Top 100 Smart City Partners

    List includes organizations integrating sustainable infrastructure, advancing smart mobility, and using big data analytics to inform policy

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  • On the leading edge: Decentralized computing can transform smart-mobility infrastructure

    On the leading edge: Decentralized computing can transform smart-mobility infrastructure

    Edge computing test bed shows potential for cost-effective upgrades to connected roadway efficiency and safety

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  • How do you design smart cities for people? Start by getting them involved.

    How do you design smart cities for people? Start by getting them involved.

    Explore the ideas, insights, and experiences from Stantec's first Idea Hackathon: Toward a Smart Toronto

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  • What is microtransit? And how can transit agencies use it to fill gaps in their mass transit systems?

    What is microtransit? And how can transit agencies use it to fill gaps in their mass transit systems?

    Learn more in our interactive infographic

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  • 3 steps to deploying an autonomous vehicle shuttle pilot project

    3 steps to deploying an autonomous vehicle shuttle pilot project

    AV shuttles will soon become a part of our daily lives. If you’re considering a pilot project, here’s what you need to keep in mind.

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Embracing the unknown when thinking big data and smart cities

    From the Design Quarterly: Embracing the unknown when thinking big data and smart cities

    Our data revolution—5G, smart and connected buildings, autonomous vehicles—is changing the design profession

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  • Design Quarterly Issue 05 | Smart & Livable Cities

    Design Quarterly Issue 05 | Smart & Livable Cities

    Articulating a livable vision for city life.

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  • Published in METRO: 4 Factors to Consider For Zero-Emission Bus Fleet Transition

    Published in METRO: 4 Factors to Consider For Zero-Emission Bus Fleet Transition

    ZEBs reflect a global trend to modernize fleets, reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, and make public transit a cleaner, friendlier transportation option

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  • World Cities Day: Here’s how we can build a better urban life for future generations

    World Cities Day: Here’s how we can build a better urban life for future generations

    Our communities are facing unprecedented change, but we have the power to turn challenges into sustainability

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  • Community Futures: think globally, act locally has never mattered more

    Community Futures: think globally, act locally has never mattered more

    Community Futures speaks to the most significant trends influencing our cities, from climate change to digital innovation

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  • Published in Water & Wastes Digest: Analyzing Combined Sewer Overflows

    Published in Water & Wastes Digest: Analyzing Combined Sewer Overflows

    Real-time data to benefit CSO reporting in the city of Somerville, Massachusetts

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  • What’s that car’s IQ?

    What’s that car’s IQ?

    Understanding autonomous vehicle performance is key to building public trust in smart mobility

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