Category Archives: City Council Priorities

Arlington Prominently Showcased in ‘REDNews’ Magazine

Arlington: the American Dream City is prominently showcased in the latest edition of REDNews, a commercial real estate marketing publication. The April 2016 edition’s cover is an image of Arlington’s Entertainment District, showing Six Flags Over Texas, Globe Life Park and AT&T Stadium. The picture was taken in October 2015 as…

Enhancing Regional Mobility: I-30/SH-360 Interchange Breaks Ground

City, county and state leaders celebrated the groundbreaking of the $233 million Interstate 30/State Highway 360 Project in Arlington earlier this month. The multi-year construction project, designed to reduce traffic congestion on both high-volume highways and to improve public safety, is the largest Proposition 1 funded project in the state. Read more…

$18 Million Tri-Schools Street Improvement Project Completed Early

The $18 million Tri-schools road project in southwest Arlington is expected to be substantially complete by April, about five months earlier than scheduled. It’s another example of dreams getting done in the American Dream City. Although some minor work still remains to be done, all sections of Ledbetter Road, Calender Road and Russell…

GM, Arlington Commons Named Finalists in ‘Best Real Estate Deals’ List

Two Arlington businesses were named finalists Friday in the Dallas Business Journal’s Best Real Estate Deals of 2015. General Motors Arlington Assembly Plant, which announced a $1.4 billion investment last year, was the sole finalist for the Community Impact Deal honor. Arlington Commons was one of two finalists named for the Suburban…

Texas Live!, Champions Park Featured in ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

Exciting news came in December when the City and the Texas Rangers announced plans for the 100,000 square foot Texas Live! Entertainment Complex, along with plans for a 300 room upscale hotel with 35,000 square feet of convention space near Globe Life Park. That same month, Greenway Investment Company broke ground…

Read the Latest ‘Champion Great Neighborhoods’ Newsletter

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Champion Great Neighborhoods” continues to be a key 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…

Students Explore Career Goals In ‘Support Quality Education’ Newsletter

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…

Put Technology to Work: City of Arlington Joins Nextdoor, Periscope

The Arlington City Council has identified “Put Technology To Work” as a priority. Technology touches all parts of the city life – our organization, residents and businesses. It is also integral in achieving the City’s other four priorities including investing in our economy, supporting quality education, enhancing regional mobility and championing…

Arlington Announces Opening of Neighborhood Matching Grant Program

The City of Arlington is pleased to announce the Neighborhood Matching Grant Call For Projects. The Neighborhood Matching Grant Program is available to fund improvement projects that will beautify and enhance the public spaces in neighborhoods throughout The American Dream City. Sample projects include: public art, beautification, landscaping, sidewalks, traffic…