Category Archives: Government

Join Arlington’s Dog Walker Watch Program and Help Keep Our Neighborhoods Safe

Are you a dog owner and an active walker or jogger who cares about your neighborhood? Dog Walker Watch may be a great volunteer opportunity for you!Dog Walker Watch is an awareness program sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and coordinated locally by law enforcement agencies and community…

On the Clock with Water Utilities’ Sanitary Sewer Cleaning Crew

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 Water Utilities’ Sanitary…

Arlington Celebrates Start of Downtown Abram Street Rebuild

The transformation of Abram Street through Downtown Arlington is under way. City, community and business leaders celebrated the start of the two-year rebuild project Monday morning with a groundbreaking ceremony near City Hall. The $26 million project will not only bring much-needed roadway and utilities improvements to Abram between Cooper and…

Arlington’s Via On-Demand Rideshare Service Area Continues to Grow

Arlington: the American Dream City, is in partnership with Via, is excited to be among the first cities in the nation to offer on-demand ridesharing as an innovative public transportation solution. Via rideshare, which launched in December 2017, is designed to provide affordable transportation to key areas of Arlington, allowing riders…

Abram Street Rebuild Website Informs Drivers About Lane Closures, Construction Progress

Below are the planned lane closures for the $26 million Abram Street Rebuild through Downtown Arlington. To stay up-to-date on this transformative, two-year construction project between Cooper Street and Collins Street, visit the new Abram Street Rebuild webpage, www. ArlingtonTX. gov/Abram. New or updated items will be indicated in bold. Weekly Lane Closure Look AheadClosures…

Public Meeting Set Monday for Planned Timberlake Drive Project

The City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department anticipates starting construction on the Timberlake Drive Project next month. This bond-funded project consists of rebuilding Timberlake Drive from east Pioneer Parkway to Park Row Drive, with 10-inch concrete pavement, drainage improvements, sewer renewals, street lights, and sidewalks. Asphalt reclamation will be…

Arlington Celebrates Opening of New Council Chamber

Current and former Arlington city leaders, along with community members, gathered Tuesday night to celebrate the opening of the new Council Chamber. Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams and City Council members were joined at the ribbon cutting ceremony and plaque dedication former mayors Robert Cluck, Elzie Odom and Richard Greene, all who…

Learn More About New $60 Million Women’s Hospital in ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

L3 Technologies recently announced a sizeable expansion for its Link Training & Simulation multipurpose pilot training center facility in Arlington. This project, expected to wrap up later this summer, will add approximately 40,000 square feet to the training center, which provides simulation and instruction tools for both military and commercial pilots.…