All posts by Susan Schrock

Arlington’s Autonomous Shuttle Service, Milo, Booking Rides for 100th Event

The City of Arlington’s autonomous shuttle service, Milo, is marking a big milestone next weekend. Arlington is planning for the 100th operation of the self-driving shuttle, which first rolled out in Entertainment District last August. The City is operating these electric shuttles on off-street trails in the Entertainment District as part…

City of Arlington Invites Companies to Test Robotic Sidewalk Delivery Technology

Need some lunch, a package or important papers brought to your home or office? Companies may send an autonomous robot to make that delivery to your door one day soon thanks to the innovation and forward thinking of the City of Arlington. The Arlington City Council approved a resolution on Tuesday,…

City Celebrates New Chapter With Opening of George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

Hundreds gathered in the City Center plaza Saturday morning to celebrate the next chapter of the Arlington Public Library, the long-awaited opening of the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library.“Generations of Arlington citizens are going to be entering these doors and pursuing their dreams and what a difference that is going…

Texas Rangers Players Mazara, Choo Help Install First Steel Column at Globe Life Field

The Texas Rangers and the City of Arlington celebrated the installation of the first structural steel column for the future $1.1 billion, retractable roof Globe Life Field. Texas Rangers outfielders Nomar Mazara and Shin Soo Choo took turns helping to bolt the 48-foot-tall, 9,200-pound column in place during a media event…

Supporting Education: Order of Omega’s International Headquarters in Arlington

The International Headquarters of Order of Omega, an organization whose mission for the past six decades has been to recognize and encourage outstanding leadership in fraternity and sorority communities, is located right here in The American Dream City. Order of Omega, established in 1959 at the University of Miami and, has…

Local Crafters Donate Handmade Toys to Arlington Police Department

Thanks to the kindness of local crafters, Arlington police have dozens of new handmade stuffed animals to provide comfort to children suffering from a traumatic event. Earlier this week, members of the Eunice Craft Club gifted more than 40 smiling teddy bears and colorful octopus plush toys to the Arlington Police…

Four Arlington Students Surprised with Scholarships for Acts of Kindness

Kindness paid off for four Arlington high school students who were each surprised with $1,000 scholarships while being recognized for their volunteer work on and off campus. The City of Arlington’s Community Relations Commission, which is championing the City’s Kindness Initiative, presented each of the deserving students with an award Wednesday…

TxDOT Begins $53 Million Project to Widen SH 360 in Arlington Next Month

The Texas Department of Transportation will begin work next month on two projects designed to improve travel on SH 360 through Arlington. In north Arlington, TxDOT will make concrete repairs and resurface the main lanes of SH 360 to improve traction and reduce roadway noise for drivers traveling between the Trinity…

Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Opening of Long-Awaited 360 Tollway

The wait is over! After decades of planning and more than two years of construction, the North Texas Tollway Authority and state, regional and local leaders celebrated the opening of the 360 Tollway during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning. Connecting Ellis, Johnson and Tarrant counties, the 360 Tollway is a 9.7-mile…