Montreal -- Quebec, Canada's largest city -- launched its 2014-2017 strategy to become a world-class model smart city after months of dialogue with citizens, municipal workers, local experts and a review of best practices around the world.
Visioning and roadmapping tools
The Birmingham, UK Smart City Commission -- a body created by the city council which includes leading figures from the business, academic and public sectors -- developed a Smart City Roadmap detailing over 35 actions that aim to influence the city’s approach to creating a sustainable and better future for its citizens.
The 2012 Imagine Austin comprehensive plan provides a roadmap for Austin, Texas to navigate the challenges of the 21st century, core principles for action to achieve a sustainable future, and how the city will use those principles to turn the plan into reality.
Through Vision 2030, the City of Stockholm has clarified its long-term ambitions and aspirations. The vision is a world-class Stockholm and this document outlines how that vision plays out by 2030 with an emphasis on partnerships to make it happen. As noted in its introduction, the implementation – building new housing areas, creating workplaces, constructing new public transport – will take many years to realize.
Through two phases of work — the Citywide Vision and 18 District Plans — Philadelphia2035 builds on the Pennsylvania city’s recent achievements and long-established assets to guide physical development for the next 25 years and beyond. It is intended to be a blueprint for a 21st-century city that thrives with new growth and opportunities, connects to the region and the world, and renews its valued resources for future generations.