Google Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs Hoping to redevelop Toronto Waterfront

Larry Paige loves to fix cities using technology. His first city might be in Canada and not the US.

Sidewalk Labs have applied with City of Toronto to renovate the city’s waterfront. The goal is to create connected and high tech city.

Before applying in Toronto, Sidewalk Labs have considered Denver and Detroit.

Company wants to build the urban centres “from the internet up,” with the same tools and rules that have provided success at many tech companies.

Waterfront Toronto was created in 2001 and is now accepting bids to revitalize city’s downtown water front.

Sidewalk Labs created in 2015 is a Google Alphabet company that imagines, designs, tests, and builds urban innovations to help cities meet their biggest challenges.

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