All posts by Office of Communication

2018 Presidents’ Day Closings and City Service Schedules

Many City of Arlington municipal offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018, in observance of Presidents’ Day. Garbage and recycling pickups will occur in Arlington on Monday as regularly scheduled. Regular office hours and service schedules will resume at 8 a. m. Tuesday, February 20. What’s CLOSED Monday, February 19 City Hall…

UTA Spotlight: Students Show Love to Their Hearts in February

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This week’s stories: UTA students receive health screenings and receive…

‘Enhance Regional Mobility’ Newsletter Spotlights Via On-Demand Rideshare Program

From exploring emerging transportation technology to improving mile after mile of neighborhood streets, Arlington continues to strategically invest in projects designed to improve mobility across The American Dream City. In the latest edition of the Enhance Regional Mobility newsletter, readers can learn more about the innovative Via on-demand rideshare program, the upcoming Abram Street…

Lamar Boulevard/Ave H Lanes Temporarily Reduced for Interchange Project

New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in bold. The City of Arlington has partnered with Waze to give drivers the…

Schedule Your Free Ride on Milo, Arlington’s Autonomous Shuttle, on February 15

Interested in catching a ride on a self-driving shuttle? Come try out Milo and provide the City of Arlington with feedback about your experience. The City of Arlington is now booking free rides between 2:30 p. m. and 4 p. m. on Thursday, February 15 to provide the public an opportunity to check out…

Enhanced Landscaping Planned for Southeast Portion of Arlington Landfill

The southeast portion of the Arlington Landfill, visible from Collins Street, will soon undergo a transformation from towering, dirt-covered mounds into a sloped landscaped area featuring flowering trees, bushes and ornamental grasses. Republic Services announced the landscaping plan, which is part of a significant construction project to cap and beautify the…

Arlington Museum of Art’s ‘Eat Your Art Out’ Fundraiser Set for Feb. 24

The Arlington Museum of Art’s upcoming Eat Your Art Out fundraising event will offer guests a chance to see and taste artistically crafted desserts that are a sweet treat for both the eyes and the palate. Tickets are on sale now for the 7 p. m. February 24, 2018, event at the Arlington Museum…