Beyond sensor lighting systems and IT bling, there are boundless applications for intelligent infrastructure… applications that require measured thought and meaningful discussion.

Can we see the future of smart cities more clearly, and design with foresight, security and community in mind?

In our Intelligent Infrastructure thought leadership series, WSP experts discuss the impacts and implications of our evolution toward more intelligent infrastructure.

Slow data in the age of the smart city

Smart city technologies – Big Data in particular – can be extremely helpful and powerful tools in helping to overcome urban problems.

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Intelligent transportation systems: avoiding socio-technical pitfalls

Designing intelligent infrastructure systems that are more rapidly integrated into our everyday way of life.

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Can the railway industry utilize data to its full potential

Technology is increasing at an exponential rate. This data needs to be utilized to create a more efficient and reliable railway that provides faster, lower risk, cost-effective and reliable service for its users.

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Revolutionizing water management

Future-ready SMART buildings can have enormous benefits, but they must be designed to account for the human factor.

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Building smarter

Future-ready SMART buildings can have enormous benefits, but they must be designed to account for the human factor.

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The anatomy of a digital twin

A digital twin is a digital copy of a physical asset, person or system. What capabilities do these “twins” offer — and why are they becoming so pervasive?

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Blank canvas: Can we design smarter emergency muster points?

Every day, we are confronted by risks. What if we could manage those risks, while collecting and disseminating information to lessen the damage of future risks?

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Six criteria for truly intelligent infrastructure

With smart tech, we'll be able to dramatically improve infrastructure operations. But will the addition of smart tech make infrastructure truly "intelligent?"

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Authors

Dr. Anna Robak
Research Manager, Innovation and Future Ready
Canada
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Claire Hicks
Program Manager Future Ready
Canada
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Mark Bessoudo
Manager of Research, Sustainability and Energy
Canada
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Shani Davies
Senior Systems Specialist, Rail & Transit
Canada
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Dan Butler
Senior Director, Technology
Canada
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Simon Dale-Lace
Senior Project Coordinator
Canada
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Rebecca Grill
Associate Business Advisor, Rail Advisory
Sweden
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Simon Bush
Principal Consultant, Asset Management, Transport Planning Advisory
Canada
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Pazorora Gwitimah
Project Coordinator, Geomatics
Canada
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