A mobility system that is safer and more convenient than the private car at much lower cost.
Self-driving technology and digital navigation tools can give rise to a next-generation, point-to-point transit system that complements pedestrian, cycling, and bus or rail options to improve convenience, reduce costs, and enhance street safety.
Housing and real estate that is more efficient and thus far more affordable.
New construction methods and flexible building designs enable radical mixed-use, walkable neighborhoods that reduce the cost of housing and retail space.
A new standard of sustainability.
A suite of design and infrastructure innovations can dramatically reduce building energy consumption, landfill waste, and carbon emissions—creating a blueprint for truly climate-positive neighborhoods.
A public realm that puts people first and is vibrant year-round.
All-weather infrastructure and data-driven management tools enable cities to make parks and public plazas more comfortable, lively, and safe, and self-driving vehicles enable communities to reclaim streets for public space and social connections.
A close-knit community that uses data to improve city services.
Better data integration, combined with more accessible community hubs that offer a variety of local services, enable a comprehensive approach to social and community services that delivers better outcomes to people at lower cost.
Open digital infrastructure that inspires innovation.
At the core of a future city is a layer of digital infrastructure that provides ubiquitous connectivity for all, offers new insights on the urban environment, and encourages creation and collaboration to address local challenges.
307 is the experimental workspace for Sidewalk Labs in Toronto, where we explore many of the ideas that might become part of a future neighborhood.
This project seeks to co-create tools that advance digital transparency in the public realm and enable agency in the world’s public spaces.
Model Lab explores tools that help communities build consensus on affordability, sustainability, and transportation needs.
CommonSpace is a new open-source app that helps park operators and communities conduct public life studies.
Cityblock is building a personalized health system that serves qualifying Medicaid or Medicare members who live in city neighborhoods that have traditionally gone without good health services. We believe health happens locally, so we put individuals and their communities at the center of what we do.
Coord helps mobility companies delight their users, streamline their operations, and become better partners to cities.
Intersection enriches people’s everyday journeys by delivering connectivity, information, and content that elevates the urban experience. With award-winning products like LinkNYC, the largest and fastest free public Wi-Fi network in the world, Intersection enhances people’s journeys through their cities and offers brands the opportunity to drive more relevant and engaging advertising.
Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners (SIP) is a spin-out company of Sidewalk Labs backed by Alphabet, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, and Sidewalk that pioneers technology-enabled infrastructure to transform urban life and create long-term value.