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Arlington Seeks Public Input on 2017 Residential Rebuild Project at Nov. 14 Meeting

The City of Arlington is seeking input from residents about Phase II of the 2017 Residential Rebuild project. A design public meeting will be held from 6 p. m. to 7 p. m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in [re]Brary Room A on the first floor of the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, 100 S.…

Traffic Alert: Interstate 30 Closure in Arlington This Weekend

The Texas Department of Transportation’s I-30/SH 360 Interchange Project is reaching a major milestone early this month. Traffic will be shifted onto the new SH 360 southbound frontage road bridge over Interstate 30 on Thursday, Nov. 8. Following that traffic switch, the contractor will remove the existing SH 360 southbound frontage…

City of Arlington, Texas is Now an Enabled Skill for Amazon Alexa Devices

“Ask City of Arlington” is now a skill for all Amazon Alexa enabled devices! Alexa is a virtual assistant developed by Amazon capable of voice interaction, music playback, making to-do lists, setting alarms, streaming podcasts, playing audio books, and providing weather, traffic, sports, and news updates. Arlington residents can ask basic…

Keep Your Sewer Charges Lower by Using Less Water This Winter

Each year, Arlington Water Utilities averages every residential customer’s water usage during the fall and winter to establish a maximum wastewater charge for the following October through September. It is also known as Average Winter Consumption (AWC). That process starts in November. Here’s what you need to know. How is AWC…

Street Tracker: Introducing a Mobile Friendly Website for Residents

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. This month’s episode highlights how the City is putting technology to work to offer residents a more mobile-friendly Street Tracker webpage. While the page has been…

Arlington Opens Neighborhood Matching Grant Program Nov. 1, 2018

The City of Arlington is pleased to announce another Neighborhood Matching Grant call for projects. The Neighborhood Matching Grant Program is available to fund improvement projects that will beautify and enhance the public spaces and stengthen neighborhoods throughout The American Dream City. Neighborhoods can apply for up to $25,000 for neighborhood…

Book Your Free Ride on a Drive.ai Self-Driving Shuttle to the Nov. 5 Cowboys Game

Heading to the Cowboys home game on Monday, Nov. 5? Park for free and test out the City of Arlington’s new self-driving shuttle service to get to AT&T Stadium for game day. Arlington, who has partnered with Drive. ai for this innovative public transportation pilot program, is the first Texas city to…

Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in The American Dream City for Nov. 2-4, 2018

Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 1. Arlington Public Library’s Medieval Arts FestivalOld is new, as it’s time for our 16th annual Medieval Arts Festival. Visitors to Arlington’s George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, 100 S. Center St.,…