Category Archives: Community Development and Planning

City Council Approves Updated Comprehensive Plan, ’99 Square Miles’

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For the first time in several years. the City of Arlington has an updated vision for the future.The Arlington City Council approved the updated version of the city’s comprehensive plan, “99 Square Miles,” at its regular meeting March 17. Council approved the plan by a 7-0 vote.99 Square Miles is now the official Read more…

City of Arlington Experts to Present Research at International Conference

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Two City of Arlington experts will present at the Environmental Systems Research Institute’s 2015 International User Conference (Esri UC), scheduled for July 20-24 in San Diego.Esri UC is the world’s largest event dedicated to Geographic Information System (GIS) technology, and features more than 600 GIS user presentation sessions, 300 exhibitors and 275 Read more…

City of Arlington Launches New Tool to Engage Residents

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The City of Arlington is taking online citizen engagement to a new level with the launch of a new website called “Speak Up Arlington,” giving residents a new way to connect with their city.The Speak Up Arlington site, which launches Tuesday, December 9, will allow residents to ask questions, post Read more…

Arlington City Council Approves New York Avenue Corridor Strategy

A plan to revitalize the aging New York Avenue Corridor received the green light from Arlington City Council Tuesday night.City officials presented a plan that capitalized on the East Arlington area’s role as a city connector, as well as its cultural diversity and flourishing Hispanic and Vietnamese neighborhoods. Resident, business Read more…

Arlington Announces Updates to City’s Current Comprehensive Plan

With Arlington’s population expected to exceed 410,000 people by 2030, now is the time to make decisions regarding its future direction.  Arlington’s Comprehensive Plan — the city’s primary policy and planning document — has served the city well since 1992, but it requires a complete overhaul so that it reflects Read more…

Parking Options for MAX Riders

If you’re planning to ride The MAX (Metro ArlingtonXpress) — scheduled to begin Monday, August 19 — parking is going to be easy and convenient.  The new commuter service will connect downtown Arlington to the CentrePort/DFW Airport Station.In downtown Arlington, riders can access free parking in the First Baptist Church surface lot Read more…

30 Days Left Until the Launch of Metro ArlingtonXpress

There are only 30 days left before the new Metro ArlingtonXpress, or MAX, starts rolling through the city.Beginning Monday, August 19, MAX will link downtown Arlington and University of Texas at Arlington to CentrePort Station/DFW Airport Station, where riders can catch the T, TRE or DART to other destinations in Read more…