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Look how we've used technology and data to improve connection and convenience so far:

Wi-Fi for everyone.  

Free #VanWiFi in more than 40 public spaces across the city.

About #VanWiFi

Wired bike sharing.  

More than 400,000 car-free trips with Mobi by Shaw Go.

About Mobi

EV plug-ins.  

Electric vehicle charging stations at more than 250 locations.

About electric vehicles

Quick response.  

City vehicles run quicker with biodiesel and GPS technology.

About green fleets

Smooth traffic.  

Streaming video feeds from busy intersections help route planning.

About camera data

Ask, act, participate.  

Mobile push and pull updates with the VanConnect app.

About VanConnect


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You have told us your top priorities for making our city more livable. We’re asking how you think smart technology and practices can make a difference. Help us win so we can improve livability using technology—especially technologies developed right here in Vancouver.

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