The City of Carlsbad is committed to strategically invest in improving connectivity for its residents, businesses and visitors. As a connected city, Carlsbad is using information and communication technologies to increase efficiency, communication, transparency and the overall quality of government service.

Carlsbad recognizes that the ever-increasing connectivity and integration of technologies demands a more unified approach, guided by a common understanding of needs and priorities.

Connected Carlsbad: An Inclusive City Innovation Roadmap is designed to provide a high-level, organized guide to the principles that matter to the city and the public in creating a more connected community.

Connected Carlsbad was originally introduced in April 2019, and since then, internal and external input has shaped the roadmap’s goal into five primary areas:

  • Pursue Community wide Digital Transformation
  • Build Capacity for Data-Driven Decision Making
  • Foster a Vibrant Civic Engagement Culture
  • Enhance Accessibility and Transparency
  • Promote Security and Sustainability through Connectivity

Within these areas, the city has a history of using technology and data to create a connected community, improve decision-making and the lives of residents. Given what has been accomplished to date and the Connected Carlsbad initiatives that are in progress or planned for the future.

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