Tag Archives: Put Technology to Work

Barking Dogs and Junky Cars: Top 10 Requests Made Using the Ask Arlington App

The City of Arlington has addressed more than 10,650 concerns, ranging from overgrown and debris-filled lawns to stray animals, that were reported by residents through the Ask Arlington app during the first six months of this year. The  free app, available for Android and Apple devices and on the City’s website,…

Donated Ultrasound Machine a Valuable Tool for Arlington Animal Services Center

The City of Arlington extends a special thank you to Sound and the Academy of Veterinary Imaging for their generous donation of a new ultrasound machine for the Arlington Animal Services Center. Representatives from Sound, including President Tom Jacobi, and the Academy of Veterinary Imaging presented their donation, valued at approximately $45,000,…

MyArlingtonTV Tours the New George W. Hawkes Downtown Library: Third Floor

Director of Libraries Yoko Matsumoto is taking residents and visitors on a tour of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library in a three-part series for MyArlingtonTV showcasing each floor. The Downtown Library, located at 100 S. Center St. just north of Arlington City Hall, opened to the public on June 16,…

Schedule Your Free Ride on Milo, Arlington’s Autonomous Shuttle, on July 19

Interested in catching a ride on a self-driving shuttle? Come try out Milo and provide the City of Arlington with feedback about your experience. The City of Arlington is now booking free rides between 9 a. m. and 11 a. m. on Thursday, July 19 to provide the public an opportunity to check out…

Arlington Water Utilities Sees High Use, Encourages Residents to be Water Wise

Arlington Water Utilities customers used an average of 75 million gallons a day in  June, nearly 30 percent more water on average than in June 2017. It’s a  trend that’s not surprising given the recent hot, dry weather. The good news is Lake Arlington and the East Texas reservoirs that supply…

A New Blueprint for Construction: Building Globe Life Field in Virtual Form

Gone are the days of hundreds of blueprints, sketched in pencil and aligned on a light table. There’s a new blueprint for construction, a three-dimensional model containing all the information needed to build Globe Life Field. Building Information Modeling, BIM for short, is essentially building the future Texas Rangers retractable…

Deaver Park Improvements to Begin Soon in Southwest Arlington

Renovations, which include a longer walking trail and new shaded playground equipment, will soon be under way at Deaver Park in southwest Arlington. The Arlington City Council approved a $411,000 contract in June with Schmoldt Construction, Inc. of Celina for the park’s extensive makeover, expected to be complete by early 2019.…

MyArlingtonTV Tours the New George W. Hawkes Downtown Library: Second Floor

Director of Libraries Yoko Matsumoto is taking residents and visitors on a tour of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library in a three-part series for MyArlingtonTV showcasing each floor. The Downtown Library, located at 100 S. Center St. just north of Arlington City Hall, opened to the public on June 16,…

Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Helps Connect Families to Babies in NICU

On a video screen, a tiny newborn appears asleep in a crib. The parents, who cannot be at the baby’s side, watch the screen to check in throughout the day. This new technology is now live at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, providing an instant connection between parents and their infants who…

Arlington’s Milo Autonomous Shuttle Marks 100th Public Event

Doris and Jerry McNamara invited their grandkids out on Thursday for an unforgettable ride experience in Arlington’s Entertainment District – but it wasn’t at a theme park. Instead, the McNamaras and their four grandchildren booked a free ride on Milo, the City of Arlington’s driverless shuttle. The family climbed aboard the…