Smart Environment Steering Group
The framework of Taipei Smart City takes “smart government” as the core value, and promotes “smart security”, “smart building”, “smart transportation”, “smart education”, “smart healthcare”, “smart environment”, and “smart economy” to be the blueprint for the future development. In order to achieve it, “1+7 smart city steering groups” were established.
The smart environment steering group, chaired by the Deputy Commissioner of Department of Environmental Protection, convenes the Public Works Department, Taipei Feitsui Reservoir Administration, Taipei Water Department, the Department of Information Technology, and outside experts forms the interaction between citizens and the environment to increase convenience and quality of life through using technology in Taipei. Smart environment, the vision of the promoting framework, advances in the directions of constructing a sustainable environment, ensuring health & safety, and strengthening urban development. At present, the steering group has accumulated a few relevant PoC projects, such as water supply management, water source management, and flood control.
Road pipeline by smart management
In order to resolve the problem caused by recurrent road-diggings, which affected the quality of road service,Taipei City Government established the Road Excavation Administration Center,Public Works Department ,Taipei City Government (abbreviated as REAC) on July1, 2015. Aiming for road maintenance, pipeline renewal, and elevated cable relocation, the RPIC will integrate relative projects, such as various city constructions and household pipeline designs of new housing plans, to manage and coordinate digging and restoration schedules of all pipeline administrations so that traffic impacts arisen from construction redundancies and conflicts due to insufficient communications among them will be reduced to the minimum. At the same time, there will be severe limits placed on night constructions to avoid affecting the tranquility of households.