Smart & Connected Communities Program

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Using Data and Technology to Better Serve Our Citizens and Community

Smart and connected communities use technology and data analysis to optimize city functions and drive economic growth while improving the quality of life for citizens.

Since 2016, Cary has been pursuing forward-looking, technology-focused solutions to the challenges of today and tomorrow. The initiatives described on this page are just some of the ways we're ensuring Cary continues to be North Carolina's technology town. 

Simulated Smart Cities Program

Showcasing solutions

Voice Assistant Devices

Alexa and Google Home

Advanced Traffic Management

Improving traffic flow

More to Come

Watch this space!

Additional Projects

The projects in this section are in various stages of planning. We've added them here to give you an idea of what to expect in the months and years ahead.

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
Pedestrian and Bicycle Counters
Building Automation


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Terry Yates, CGCIO
Smart Cities & IT Project Manager
(919) 469-4014