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Why we’re no longer pursuing the Quayside project — and what’s next for Sidewalk Labs

On May 8, 2020
@SPhillipsLuethi shared
RT @SidewalkToronto: With great sadness and disappointment we announce that @sidewalklabs will no longer pursue the Quayside project in Toronto. We’re grateful to @WaterfrontTO and all Torontonians who contributed to this effort these past 2.5 years. CEO @DanDoctoroff has more https://t.co/VrNI4cSCzM
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In October 2017, Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto set out to plan a shared vision for Quayside, a fundamentally more sustainable and…

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On May 8, 2020
@SPhillipsLuethi shared
RT @SidewalkToronto: With great sadness and disappointment we announce that @sidewalklabs will no longer pursue the Quayside project in Toronto. We’re grateful to @WaterfrontTO and all Torontonians who contributed to this effort these past 2.5 years. CEO @DanDoctoroff has more https://t.co/VrNI4cSCzM
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Why we’re no longer pursuing the Quayside project — and what’s next for Sidewalk Labs

Why we’re no longer pursuing the Quayside project — and what’s next for Sidewalk Labs

In October 2017, Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto set out to plan a shared vision for Quayside, a fundamentally more sustainable and…

5 things to know about the Sidewalk Toronto plan

5 things to know about the Sidewalk Toronto plan

By Dan Doctoroff, CEO of Sidewalk Labs

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs Reveals What Its Toronto Smart City May Look Like

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs Reveals What Its Toronto Smart City May Look Like

While questions surrounding data collection loom, the renderings hint at what the technology company hopes to achieve on the Toronto waterfront.

Sidewalk Labs Cancels Quayside Smart City Project in Toronto

Sidewalk Labs Cancels Quayside Smart City Project in Toronto

Toronto's new Quayside smart city development by Sidewalk Labs has been cancelled.

Will Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs soon make a play for Vancouver?

Will Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs soon make a play for Vancouver?

What happened: An executive from Sidewalk Labs has offered hints the company is interested in pursuing a project in Vancouver Why it matters: The Google sister company has experienced some ...

The city vs. Big Tech

The city vs. Big Tech

The battle against Big Tech has now decisively emerged as a new front in the fight for the right to the city – Activists kicked Amazon’s HQ2 out of New York City. They ran Google’s new ...

Sidewalk Labs, Waterfront Toronto resolve differences to advance development plan

Sidewalk Labs, Waterfront Toronto resolve differences to advance development plan

Local leaders warned the plan is "not a done deal," but allowed it to proceed to the formal evaluation phase after several concerns were addressed.

LORINC: Sidewalk Labs and the problem of smart city governance

LORINC: Sidewalk Labs and the problem of smart city governance

On page 222 of the least jazzy of Sidewalk Lab’s four-volume magnum opus outlining its plan for Quayside-plus is the first of a series of supplemental tables that offer a clue about what ...

Toronto Advisor Resigns Over Data Concerns with Google's Smart City Project

Toronto Advisor Resigns Over Data Concerns with Google's Smart City Project

Image: Flickr/Scarleth Marie Sidewalk Labs, a Google sister company under Alphabet’s large umbrella, is planning to redevelop a 12-acre plot of land in Toronto as a sensor-laden “smart ...

Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto reach tentative deal for neighbourhood of the future

Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto reach tentative deal for neighbourhood of the future

Sidewalk Labs will proceed with its plan to build a high tech "city within a city" along Toronto's eastern waterfront, according to unnam...

Ten Reasons to say No: A Primer on Sidewalk Labs’ Plan for Toronto

Ten Reasons to say No: A Primer on Sidewalk Labs’ Plan for Toronto

Review of Sidewalk Labs’ plans for Toronto's waterfront and some of the reasons to say no to corporate control and to insist instead, on a democratic and citizen driven process.

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unveils expansive Toronto smart city proposal

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unveils expansive Toronto smart city proposal

The proposed project promises "a holistic approach to digital innovation" but has been met with concern over privacy and surveillance issues.

How Toronto locals soured on Alphabet’s neighborhood of the future

How Toronto locals soured on Alphabet’s neighborhood of the future

Sidewalk Labs, a sister company of Google, has a wildly ambitious plan for Toronto’s waterfront. But concerns about Big Tech and privacy are only growing.