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WeHo’s Smart City Strategic Plan Scores Major Award from the American Planning Association

Source: WEHOVille

The City of West Hollywood’s Innovation Division has received the American Planning Association Technology Division’s Smart Cities Award for the “WeHo Smart City” strategic plan. The Smart Cities Award recognizes and celebrates communities that are using technology to be intelligent about growth, quality of life, inclusivity, sustainability, and resiliency.

The ceremony was held on April 15th, 2019, during the APA National Planning Conference in San Francisco, an event that brings together more than 5,000 planning professionals and city officials.

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An announcement of the award by the city says “The WeHo Smart City Strategic Plan is an initiative to holistically weave technology into the fabric of the city to improve the quality of life, health, safety, and economic prosperity of residents."

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