Calgary.ca is moving onward into the future
In 2010, calgary.ca received approximately 9 million visits. Changing calgary.ca will allow They City to increase online services and communicate more effectively with Calgarians.
Facts about the new calgary.ca
- Calgary.ca is smartphone-ready
- It will help Calgarians feel that they are more informed.
- Calgarians have said they are ready for more services online.
- Calgarians have told us that they prefer service via phone or internet. We listened - calgary.ca offers a wide range of online services.
The calgary.ca vision for the future
Since 2002, the internet has steadily grown as the preferred method to contact the city. Even as the population increases, contacting the city in-person or by phone is decreasing. One of The City's imagineCalgary goals is that by 2036, 75 per cent of Calgarians feel that they are more informed. The new calgary.ca is one way The City can communicate more effectively with Calgarians.
Mobile usage is a significant area of growth for Calgary with nearly 90 per cent of citizens indicating they would like to use mobile devices in the future. By 2036, The City's goal is that all Calgarians have easy access to current forms of communications technology. To support this, calgary.ca is optimized calgary.ca for mobile devices to better accommodate future advances in technology.
By revitalizing calgary.ca, The City will be more effective and efficient in communicating with Calgarians and will be better prepared for developing more online services in the future.