Smart City Challenge

What  should our focus be? Which challenge do you think we can drive the most impact for our community? We want to hear from you! Tell us what you think! Think Big!

* 1. What do you think our biggest challenge is?

Our Future Hamilton (OFH) is the city’s new 25-year community vision that used a variety of public engagement approaches to answer the question “What is your vision for the future of Hamilton?” We gathered the priorities, hopes and dreams of nearly 55,000 residents and community partners to create a shared vision for Hamilton and it identified the following six priorities: 

- Community Engagement and Participation
- Economic Prosperity and Growth
- Healthy and Safe Communities
- Clean and Green
- Built Environment and Infrastructure
- Culture and Diversity

* 2. These are examples of key directions and signs of success from our priorities in Our Future Hamilton that residents identified. Please select all that you think are important.

* 3. The City of Hamilton is looking for new approaches to achieve our key priorities listed above. For any priorities you selected in question 2, please share an innovative idea that uses data, technology, or information to help address the priority. Think big!

* 4. Please indicate your level of agreement with each of the following statements.

The City should...

  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
... create a city wide strategy that benefits everyone.
... focus on areas that are considered higher risk.
... create a plan that has consideration for rural, suburban, and urban parts of the city.
... focus resources and projects on major challenges already identified in the city.
... use smart technology to help improve the citizen experience.
... focus on a variety of topics to move the bar on a number of fronts.
... focus on key areas to move the bar on specific outcomes
... partner with a mix of companies, community organizations, and institutions in order to solve these challenges.
... include projects/initiatives that focus on prevention and education as it relates to community challenges
... enable digital access (aka wifi hotspots and networks) to increase access across the city
... make it easier to access services in the city

* 5. Do you have another idea or challenge you would focus on? How might it be addressed?

Optional Questions about you - This section will help us prepare reports based on the demographics of the people who have answered this survey. This section is entirely optional and we will still accept your answers from the previous questions.

* 6. Please enter the first three characters of your postal code (eg L8P)

* 7. What is your age?

* 8. What is your gender?

* 9. Thank you for your participation! If you have any additional comments, please let us know below.