Category Archives: Government

Arlington Taps Technology to Replace Water Mains, Prioritize Street Maintenance

From replacing aging water mains in neighborhoods to deciding which streets need to be rebuilt or repaired, the City of Arlington puts technology to work every day to make The American Dream City a better place to live, learn, work and play. All quarterly City Council priority newsletters are now produced…

Esri Recognizes Arlington’s Dangerous & Substandard Structures Program Story Map

Code Compliance is Putting Technology To Work through an Esri powered Geographic Information System (GIS) application. Esri, deemed the world’s most powerful mapping and analytics software, recently recognized Arlington’s Dangerous and Substandard Structures (DSS) Program interactive story map in their global newsletter.“The creation of the City of Arlington’s DSS story…

Innovative Transportation Solutions on Display at Texas Mobility Summit in Arlington

Driverless cars, personal delivery robots and smart intersections designed to reduce traffic congestion and collisions – those may sound like futuristic transportation initiatives, but they are happening now, and they are happening in North Texas. In the wake of rapid growth and urbanization, cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth region and across…

Arlington Receives APA Award for Innovative Transportation Initiatives

The City of Arlington is honored to receive recognition from the American Planning Association Texas Chapter for its comprehensive Transportation Advisory Committee Report and innovative transportation initiatives. The Transportation Advisory Committee Report, presented to City Council in September 2017, was named among the state’s best planning projects for 2018 at the APA’s Texas Planning…

On the Clock: Flooding Response with Arlington’s Public Works & Transportation

On the Clock is a show that gives residents an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. This month’s episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, gives residents a behind-the-scenes look at the City’s response to…

Arlington to Increase Gas Well Case Notification Area

The Arlington City Council, at its Oct. 16 meeting, directed staff to increase the resident notification distance for future natural gas well case public hearings from 600 feet to 1,320 feet, or a quarter-mile. This action is intended to increase awareness to residents on natural gas well activities in their areas and to…

Public Meeting Scheduled Oct. 23 for California Lane Drainage Improvement Project

The Stormwater Management Division of the Public Works and Transportation Department is hosting a public meeting to gather information about drainage concerns around California Lane. The meeting will be held from 3 p. m. to 6 p. m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at the Bob Duncan Recreation Center, 2800 S. Center St. The…