Virtual Reality for planning future development, allowing City staff, Council and the public to take realistic walk-throughs of proposed developments and how they fit into the neighbourhood and with each other. View the Virtual Reality Planning demo video.
Coquitlam joined regional counterparts at the City of Maple Ridge and the Township of Langley, and international counterparts including Belfast, Northern Ireland, Moscow, Russia and Wellington, New Zealand in achieving this distinction.
The Smart21 Communities are chosen by ICF based on quantitative and qualitative data on six key areas: connect, sustain, include, engage, innovate and work. Under the ICF Method, these factors determine a community’s competitiveness in economic, social and cultural terms. Learn more about this award and Coquitlam's keys to success.
Coquitlam’s Technology Road Map (PDF) is a high-level strategic document that will guide how the City will choose and use technology to improve its business functions, operational efficiency and services to the community in the coming years.
Work on the plan started in 2016 with a view to making sure the most effective technology is being used, and meeting the City’s needs now and into the future.
Presented to City Council in February 2018, the Technology Roadmap will also help the City navigate the rapidly-changing world of technology by providing a method to identify, evaluate, prioritize and implement new solutions as they become available or cost-effective.