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A city's ability to generate innovative ideas that solve major challenges and improve city life depends on its ability to find innovative new ways to get work done. The City’s Innovation Division embraces new technologies and infrastructure models to strengthen local democracy, promote efficiency and effectiveness in government, and promote the local innovation economy.  Take a look at some of our featured projects, progressive programs and past accomplishments. 

Our Innovation Manager is Francisco J. Contreras, AICP. 

Street Media
The goal of the West Hollywood Street Media Project is to create a unified pedestrian wayfinding and street media system that uses technology to integrate mapping, signage, information throughout the City for enhanced urban design, and promotion of public transit use. 

WeHoX
WeHoX was launched in 2014 to expand the City of West Hollywood’s leadership in civic innovation, and apply innovative, collaborative thinking to civic challenges both inside and outside of City Hall. WeHoX is designed to engage the diverse and talented members of the West Hollywood community in dialogue with City staff to improve the City’s capacity for innovation. WeHoX looks to the cutting edge industries and entrepreneurs operating in the City to find innovative solutions that will make West Hollywood a better place to live, work, and play.