Ottawa – Ottawa remains at the forefront of innovation in traffic and mobility, as detailed in a report to the City’s Transportation Committee, received on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. The report outlines ongoing pilot projects related to connected and automated vehicles and intelligent transportation systems.
In recent years, the City has piloted the use of innovative technology to improve and expand transportation services for Ottawa’s residents and visitors. These projects included piloting a mobile commuting app and developing the fuel-saving EcoDrive II app. Ongoing projects include the private test tracks for connected and automated vehicles at Area X.O, public test tracks and a new smart intersection in Kanata, adaptive traffic signals, upgrades to traveller information systems and a series of upcoming pilots with local companies.