Sidewalk Labs reaches a deal to move forward with smart city, albeit scaled-back
Google sister company Sidewalk Labs has reached a deal with Toronto Waterfront to move forward with its ambitious smart city plan, but it will be scaled-back.
Sidewalk Labs first unveiled plans to build a smart city from the ground up on waterfront land in Toronto back in February. The plans included an underground delivery and waste disposal network, automatic cover over communal areas such as parks during bad weather, heated sidewalks, and various green initiatives for sustainability.
The developers planned to build the smart city across a huge 190-acre swathe of land. However, the