Smart Tehran Program
Smart Tehran Program (STP) is a program to transform Tehran into a more sustainable & livable smart city for all citizens, visitors and businesses. In STP vision, Smart Tehran is a livable and sustainable city for everyone with engaged collaborative citizens, and a city with higher quality of life, more efficient transportation systems and integrated infrastructure with an effective urban management and dynamic economy.
Based on Tehran’s Key Challenges and Priorities of Islamic City Council of Tehran, the High-level Plan for Smart Tehran was defined with a practical approach focusing on several flagship and PoC projects and providing lawful, regulatory, legal, security and executive guarantees being necessary for investing and developing innovative smart city services.
Moreover, STP enables Tehran to foster collaboration by attracting engagement of all stakeholders in the smart city ecosystem including citizens, businesses, innovative groups, policymakers, regulators, decision-makers and investors. STP involves a shift away from silo-based delivery of Tehran city services towards an innovative, integrated, open and shared data approach.
STP involves a shift away from silo-based delivery of Tehran city services towards an innovative, integrated, open and shared data approach. STP includes five domains of projects (baselines) including:
Baseline 1: Smart Citizen and Digital Services
Citizenship Services Platform (MyTehran)
Neighborhood and Citizen Engagement (BAHAM)
Baseline 2: InnoTehran
Smart Urban Zones and Centers
Urban Innovation Market Platform
Baseline 3: Smart Mobility
Smart Mobility Services
Baseline 4: Smart Environment, Energy and Safety
Smart Urban Elements
Integrated Waste Management
Smart Environment and Energy Management and Monitoring
Improving Safety and Urban Crisis Fast Alarm
Baseline 5: Municipality Digital Transformation
Shared and Open Data
Smart Urban Services
Smart Municipal Services and Solutions
Smart City Infrastructures Development
The main strategic objectives of STP are as follow:
· Maximizing transparency and citizen engagement
· Citizens Satisfaction
· Sustainable data-driven Urban Development
· Eliminating individual silos based on public-private-citizen Partnership models, collaborative regulation, and co-creation
· Digital Transformation
· Enabling and facilitating internally/externally driven in Urban Innovation Ecosystem
It is worth noting that Smart Tehran Program (STP) was selected as one of six finalists of City Award at Smart City Expo World Congress 2019, which awarded to cities for developed global strategies combining projects, initiatives and policy implementations for their citizens.