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With You Today

Michele Madigan
Commissioner of Finance, City of Saratoga Springs
Smart City Commission Founder and Chair
Spa Solar Park Promoter and Advocate
474 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
518-587-3550 ext. 2557
michele.madigan@saratoga-springs.org

Michael Walsh
New York State Enterprise Technology Corporation (NYSTEC)
President and CEO
Smart City Engagement Partner
540 State Street
518-431-7027
mwalsh@nystec.com
www.nystec.com
Agenda
OverviewandBackground
CreatingtheSmartCityCommission
LeveragingPastEfforts
BuildingConsensus
Visioning
ConstructingtheRoadmap
SelectRoadmapInitiatives
SmartParking
SmartTrolley
WindPoweredCongressParkWiFi
ElectricVehicleChargingStationSmartCityIntegration
ProposedElectricVehicleChargingStations
SpaSolarPark
Saratoga Springs Smart City Team
SmartCityCommissioners
LynnBachner,CityofSaratogaSprings
BillDuffy,SkidmoreCollege
DonFlinton,SaratogaSpringsPublicLibrary
PaulGasparini,MemberatLarge
TimHolmes,MemberatLarge
KimIreland,NationalGrid
MattJones,SaratogaCountyChamber
KevinKling,CityofSaratogaSprings
DavidLHommedieu,CitySchoolDistrict
MicheleMadigan,CityofSaratogaSprings
JohnMangona,SaratogaHospital
ChrisMarkham,SUNYEmpireStateCollege
TomNewkirk,Convention&TourismBureau
ToddShimkus,SaratogaCountyChamber
NYSTECSmartCityTeam
MartinVanags,CountyProsperityPartnership
MikeWalsh NickAlger MattCampbell JackieKessler NathanRoberts MattVeitch,SaratogaCounty
BillMcBride MikeBolduc JackCarpenter TomMyers BillyObermeyer ArtWare,MemberatLarge
Smart City Roadmap Approach
EstablishaSmartCityvisionforSaratogaSprings
Recognizeexistingcommunityplansalongwith
newvaluesandinterests
Conductindepthinterviewswithkey
stakeholders
Researchexistingbroadbandinfrastructure
availability
EvaluateothercitiesSmartCityinitiativesand
fundingstreams
RaiseawarenessofSaratogaSpringsSmartCity
Initiatives
DeliverSmartCityRoadmapfortheSaratoga
Springscommunity
Leveraging Past Efforts

2015 Comprehensive Plan Guiding Principles

EconomicStrength&Stability

EnvironmentalHealth&
Resiliency

Transportation&Mobility

CommunityCharacter
Building Consensus
Skidmore Community Survey
Skidmore Community Survey
PublicSurveyResults

CommissionSurveyResults
Saratoga County Chamber Event
BuildingIntelligentCommunities
Smart City Forum and Showcase Update
Agenda
RegistrationCheckInBegins DeliLuncheon: BroadbandPanelDiscussion:3:50 4:45(NickAlger,Moderator)
11:30am ScottGilbert,FirstlightFiber
JasonGuzzo,HudsonValleyWireless
EventWelcomeandIntroduction:12:00pm DavidRussell,Calix
JoelMulder,eX2Technology
MikeWalsh,NYSTEC
GregMacConnell/RandyLaBombard,Primelink
MicheleMadigan,SaratogaSprings

ClosingRemarks:4:45
Visionaries:12:15 1:30
MikeWalsh,NYSTEC
CenterforTechnologyinGovernment
MicheleMadigan,SaratogaSprings
BillMcBride,NYSTEC

CocktailReception,StartupShowcaseandNetworking:
Enterprises:1:30 3:40(MC MicheleMadigan)
5:00 7:00(MC EvanDeGennaro)
JustinHodgson,Cisco
Welcome:MicheleSalisbury,IgniteUNY
SeanSmith,EMC
SteveMann,PitneyBowes MartinBabinec,UpstateVentureConnect
DennisElsenbeck,NationalGrid AlanHarrington,Apcera
StanleyShvartsberg,ParqMi
Smart City Vision

Asmartcityisaninformationhubthatempowers
citizens,supportsbusinesses,andinspires
communityinnovations.

AsmartSaratogaSpringswillembracenew,creative
solutionsthatensuretheCityoperatesmore
efficiently,attractsandencouragesbusiness,and
improvesoverallqualityoflife allwhileleveraging
andenhancingitsuniquehistoryandculture.
Constructing a Smart City Framework
TheFramework
Visionoffuturegrowth,innovation,
andsustainablesuccess
Consensusonhowtobestrealizethe
smartcityvision

TheRoadmap
Short,medium andlongtermplanto
transformtodaysCityofSaratoga
Springsintotomorrowssmartcity
Fivedomainsorganizeandpresent
planned/ongoinginitiativesand
relatedsmartcityprojects,their
sponsors,andimplementationtimeline

https://vimeo.com/192465773
Select Roadmap Initiatives

SmartParking
SmartTrolley
WindPoweredCongressParkWiFi
ElectricVehicleChargingStationSmartCityIntegration
ProposedElectricVehicleChargingStations
SpaSolarPark
Travel SmarterSmart Parking

EfficientParkingManagementSystem
Willresultinlesswaittime,whichwillcontributeto:
o Reducedtraffic
o Lesstimespentsearchingforparking
o Lowerairpollutionlevels
Foreverymilenotdriven,onepoundofCO2 iseliminated

IntegratedSensors
Willleadtooptimizedparkingthrough:
o Current/futuresmartcartechnology
o Parkingavailabilityrealtimeupdates
Travel SmarterSmart Parking
EnhancedUserExperience
Functionalitywillbedeliveredthroughmobileapp
o Userfriendlyinterface
o Easyforfirsttimeusers

ReducedParkingManagementCosts
Realtimedatastoragewillbecollectedforeverycarparked
o Tacklesparkingtimeviolations
o Reduceslaborcosts

RealTimeData&TrendInsight
Dataanalyticsfromthirdpartyvendors
o Providesvaluableinsights
o Reportstrends
Open Data Strategy
Helpsdrivers/autonomous
vehiclesfindtherightparking
o Reducesunnecessarydriving
o Reducescongestion

Helpspublicworksvehiclerouting
andworkorderprioritization
o Leafpickup
o Snowplowing

Helpsmakedatadrivendecisions
forchanging:
o Infrastructure
o Transportation
o Broadband
o Policy
Travel SmarterSmart Trolley

SmartTrolleyMobilePhoneApp
ReducescartrafficandCO2
IncreasesSaratogaSpringstrolleyusage
Enhancesoveralltransitexperience
Increasesusagevia#WhyIRidemarketing
campaign
Promotesbikesharingspots
Travel SmarterSmart Trolley

#WhyIRideMarketingCampaign

Engagesuserson social
media
Encouragesuserstopost
photoswhileridingthe
trolley
Biweeklysweepstakes
Costeffectivewayto
increasetrolleysystem
visibility
Congress Park Wi-Fi

Bluestars
Exampleof Locationof
existing existingPolice
Police Birdhousesin
CongressPark
Birdhouse
currently Redcircles
usedfor Indicate300ft
video radius
surveillance (accomplishable
bymany
commercialWAPs)

ForWAPpowergeneration,weareexploring
combinationofsolarandwind
Wind-Powered Congress Park Wi-Fi

CongressPark:WindPowervs.SolarPowerConsiderations
CongressParkdoesnotcloseuntilmidnight
CongressParkattractsguestsaftersunsetduringsummerand
winter
Windpowerworksduringwarmyetovercastdays
Specificwinddirectionnolongerrequired
Newwindturbines:
o Notasgaudy/apparentastheirpredecessors
o Usedbycountries(e.g.,Iceland)topowerroutersandelectronic
advertisementsatbusstops

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170412091232.htm
http://icewind.is/en/abouticewind/gallery/
EV Charging Station/Smart City Integration
WiFiatChargingStations
VeryhelpfulphonebasedtoolforEVusers:
o AbletocontrolEVcharging
o Abletogetnotificationsonchargingstationavailability
Whilecharging,userscanleverageWiFiconnectivity(forentertainment,etc.)

NetMetering
Monitoringsystemcreditssolarenergysystemownersforpowerprovidedto
electricgrid
Pairingwithchargingstationshelpspayforthecostofelectricity
Solarpanelsinstallednear/onchargingstationscanbeusedtoprovideenergy
forEVs
ConsiderSaratogaSolarParktointegrateEVinitiative
http://www.seia.org/policy/distributedsolar/netmetering

LampPostChargingStations
StreetlamppostscanberewiredtochargeanEV
Effectivestrategy:savesoncostsofbuildingchargingstations,whichwould
requireextraspace
https://www.ubitricity.com/en
EV Charging Stations

300EVsinSaratogaSprings
10publiclyaccessibleEVchargingstations
www.plugshare.com

EducatePromoteandSupportEVs
ACLevel2forresidents
DCFastChargersfortravelers
PartnerwithEVcarmanufacturesfortestdrivesas
EVAwarenessDay

ConsiderEVstationswhiledesigning
Cityparking
Roadwayconstructionandmaintenance

ConsiderZoningandParkingordinances
Proposed EV Charging Stations
Location Reasoning

Saratoga . Popularlocalandtouristdestination
Casinoand thatwillbringvisibilitytoEVs
Raceway

Saratoga Popularlocalandtouristdestination
Performing thatwillbringvisibilitytoEVs
ArtsCenter

Saratoga PromotetheadoptionofEVsamong
NationalGolf consumerswithdisposableincome
Club

PublicParking NeartheCityCenter,providesahighly
visible/usedlocation

ParkingGarage Locatednearmanylocalbusinesses,
highlyvisible/usedlocation

BestWestern ImprovesoverallcoverageofSaratoga,
Plus promotestourismwithEVowners

SaratogaTaxi PromoteEVuseamongtaxis

PublicParking Visibilityandconvenience,asitis
locatedjustoffBroadway
Spa Solar Park

Cantthinkofabetteruseforthe
110acrecappedlandfill.

Itsagreatexampleof
ourprogressiveand
climatesmartattitude
thatwillbenefitfuture
generations.
AnthonySkipScirocco
Spa Solar Park

SystemSize
2,567MWDC

2,316Tons
AmountofCO2
offset/year
Climate SmartSpa Solar Park

TheSolarPark
willbecomplete
andenergizedin
summer2017

SpecialThanks
SustainableSaratoga
DepartmentofPublic
Works
CityEngineerTim
Wales
OnyxRenewable
Partners