Category Archives: Mayor & Council

City Council Approves Rideshare Pilot Program to Provide Transportation Alternative

Arlington will launch a new, innovative transportation pilot project this December to help residents, workers, students and visitors get around the city by booking a shared ride for a flat-rate fee. On Tuesday, the Arlington City Council approved a contract with Via to develop and operate an on-demand rideshare program that…

‘Enhance Regional Mobility’ Newsletter Highlights Transportation Advisory Committee

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 Transportation Advisory Committee’s recommendation to City Council, the completion…

Latest ‘Put Technology to Work’ Newsletter: High-Tech Inspection of Roadway Conditions

The Arlington City Council has identified “Put Technology to Work” as a priority. Technology is an essential aspect of daily life and has quite the impact on our organization, residents and businesses. It is also integral in achieving the City’s other four priorities: Invest in Our Economy, Support Quality Education, Enhance Regional…

‘Support Quality Education’ Newsletter Highlights Mayor’s Youth Commission Contributions

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 read…

GM Logistics Center, Drury Plaza Hotel Highlighted in ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

Earlier this summer, General Motors and the City of Arlington celebrated the groundbreaking of the future Arlington Automotive Logistics Center. The $250 million redevelopment project, being constructed on the former Six Flags Mall site at Division Street and State Highway 360, is expected to bring hundreds of new, good-paying jobs to…

‘Champion Great Neighborhoods’ Newsletter Spotlights New Dog Park and More

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Champion Great Neighborhoods” remains a main 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 as we…

‘Enhance Regional Mobility’ Newsletter Highlights Road Projects, Milo Shuttle Service

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 Milo autonomous shuttle pilot project being launched this…

Arlington City Manager Unveils $478 Million Budget Proposal for 2018

The Arlington City Council took its first look Tuesday at the proposed $478 million Fiscal Year 2018 operating budget, which includes a property tax rate reduction for the second year in a row. Proposals for next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, include significant investments in public safety and technology, expenses…

City Council Approves Key Documents Related to Future Texas Rangers Ballpark

The Arlington City Council approved several key legal documents Tuesday related to the Texas Rangers current lease agreements for Globe Life Park as well as the financing and development of the future retractable roof ballpark. In May 2016, the Arlington City Council unanimously approved a master agreement that outlines the public-private…