Category Archives: Government

On the Clock: Environmental Initiatives at the Arlington Landfill

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 Arlington Landfill, located at…

Arlington Water Utilities Expands Sprinkler Check-Up Program

An irrigation system that isn’t working efficiently because of broken spray heads or an out-of-whack controller can make summer water bills worse.  Arlington Water Utilities wants to help. So, the City is expanding the free sprinkler system audits it offers each year by adding additional certified irrigation specialists. Starting this week,…

Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Celebrates APWA Re-Accreditation

The City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department was awarded its second re-accreditation from the American Public Works Association (APWA) on July 3, 2018.  The accreditation program recognizes public works agencies that go beyond the requirements of the nationally recognized management practices established in the public works industry. Designation as…

Arlington Partners with Drive.ai to Offer On-Street Self-Driving Vehicle Service

Increasingly recognized for its interest in exploring technology-based mobility solutions, the City of Arlington is poised to become the first Texas city to offer on-street autonomous transportation service to both Arlington residents and visitors. On Tuesday, Aug. 21, the Arlington City Council approved a contract with Drive. ai for a one-year pilot…

Street Tracker: Levitt Portion of Abram Street Rebuild Project Now Complete

The City of Arlington has launched a regular Street Tracker segment on MyArlingtonTV to provide transparency and up-to-date information on both current and proposed street maintenance and construction projects throughout The American Dream City. This month’s episode features the $26 million Abram Street Rebuild in Downtown Arlington. The two-year project will bring much-needed roadway and…

River Legacy Trail Extension Progress and More in ‘Enhance Regional Mobility’ Newsletter

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 opening of the 9.7-mile 360 Tollway project, progress on…

Arlington City Council Calls for 2018 Bond Program Election

Arlington residents will vote this fall on a proposed $189 million bond program that would provide funding for streets and sidewalks, parks, fire stations and other public facilities. After months of public input, the Arlington City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved placing the bond program on the Nov. 6, 2018, ballot.…