Sidewalk Labs halted the Toronto smart city project due to budget problems
- May 23, 2020
- Posted by: guyadmin
- Category: IoT & Smart Cities
Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs has pulled the plug on its more than $1 billion Toronto “smart city” project, citing “unprecedented economic uncertainty”in a setback for the city’s long-planned waterfront revitalization.
Sidewalk Labs had developed a proposal for a futuristic, data-driven city development along Toronto’s downtown lakeshore.
The project had long faced opposition over issues including data privacy concerns.