Category Archives: City Council Priorities

Latest ‘Put Technology to Work’ Newsletter: High-Tech Inspection of Roadway Conditions

The Arlington City Council has identified “Put Technology to Work” as a priority. Technology is an essential aspect of daily life and has quite the impact on our organization, residents and businesses. It is also integral in achieving the City’s other four priorities: Invest in Our Economy, Support Quality Education, Enhance Regional…

‘Support Quality Education’ Newsletter Highlights Mayor’s Youth Commission Contributions

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Support Quality Education” continues to be a key priority for the work of our city. Public education that produces graduates who are prepared for future success provides the foundation for a strong Arlington community. In the latest Support Quality Education Newsletter, residents can read…

GM Logistics Center, Drury Plaza Hotel Highlighted in ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

Earlier this summer, General Motors and the City of Arlington celebrated the groundbreaking of the future Arlington Automotive Logistics Center. The $250 million redevelopment project, being constructed on the former Six Flags Mall site at Division Street and State Highway 360, is expected to bring hundreds of new, good-paying jobs to…

‘Champion Great Neighborhoods’ Newsletter Spotlights New Dog Park and More

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Champion Great Neighborhoods” remains a main priority for the work of our City. Great neighborhoods contribute to a higher quality of life and greater investment in our economy. Every part of our corporation contributes to our overall success and vitality as we…

‘Enhance Regional Mobility’ Newsletter Highlights Road Projects, Milo Shuttle Service

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 Milo autonomous shuttle pilot project being launched this…

Arlington City Manager Unveils $478 Million Budget Proposal for 2018

The Arlington City Council took its first look Tuesday at the proposed $478 million Fiscal Year 2018 operating budget, which includes a property tax rate reduction for the second year in a row. Proposals for next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, include significant investments in public safety and technology, expenses…

GM, Texas Live! Milestones Celebrated in Latest ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

Live! by Loews, a new $150 million flagship hotel, was announced as the newest addition to  Arlington’s world-class Entertainment District in May. The hotel and convention center will be part of Texas Live!, the $250 million dining, entertainment and hospitality destination being developed in partnership between The Cordish Companies, Texas Rangers and…

Community Improvements Highlighted in Latest ‘Champion Great Neighborhoods’ Newletter

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Champion Great Neighborhoods” remains a main priority for the work of our City. Great neighborhoods contribute to a higher quality of life and greater investment in our economy. Every part of our corporation contributes to our overall success and vitality as we…

‘Enhance Regional Mobility’ Newsletter Spotlights Innovative Transportation Technology

From autonomous shuttles in the Entertainment District to a new app designed to help traffic flow more smoothly, the City of Arlington is committed to remaining on the forefront of transportation technology. In March, the City Council approved a lease agreement with EasyMile for the use of two low-speed autonomous shuttles…

Latest ‘Put Technology to Work’ Newsletter: City Exploring Apps to Improve Drivers’ Commute

The Arlington City Council has identified “Put Technology to Work” as a priority. Technology is an essential aspect of daily life and has quite the impact on our organization, residents and businesses. It is also integral in achieving the City’s other four priorities: Invest in Our Economy, Support Quality Education, Enhance Regional…