Tag Archives: Put Technology to Work

Arlington Celebrates Accomplishments During National Public Works Week

Each year, during the third full week of May, the nation celebrates National Public Works Week. The theme of this year’s campaign, held May 20-26, is “The Power of Public Works” and is meant to highlight to the importance of public works by calling attention of the value of the contributions…

Arlington’s Via Rideshare Program Records 24,000 Rides in First 6 Months

When Ben Aghapour’s car was ready to be picked up from the repair shop earlier this week, he didn’t want to bother his friends by asking them for a ride all the way to Dallas from the University of Texas at Arlington. Instead, Aghapour picked up his phone and within…

On the Clock with the City of Arlington’s Street Light Maintenance 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 City of Arlington’s…

What to Know: Avoiding High Weeds & Grass Violations

It’s time to tune up that lawnmower. The arrival of warm, rainy springtime days means tall grass and overgrown weeds can quickly become an issue for property owners and their neighbors. High weeds and grass not only contribute to blighted conditions in neighborhoods, they can harbor rodents, snakes, and other pests…

‘Put Technology to Work’ Newsletter Shines a Light on Innovation Throughout Arlington

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…

Catch a Ride on Milo, Arlington’s Autonomous Shuttle, During NFL Draft

Heading out to AT&T Stadium for the NFL Draft Experience this weekend? Here’s your chance to also experience a ride on the transportation technology of the future. The City of Arlington is offering free rides on the Milo autonomous shuttle on a first-come, first-serve basis during the NFL Draft event, set…

Arlington Recognized with IDC Smart Cities North America Award

Arlington’s innovative operations and asset management system, used by the Parks and Recreation Department, Public Works and Transportation and Water Utilities, received one of the IDC Government Insights’ inaugural Smart Cities North America Awards this week. These new awards were designed to recognize the progress North American communities have made in…

Arlington Fire Department’s Annual Report Celebrates Accomplishments

From faster response times to earning the Insurance Service Office’s elite designation for exemplary fire protection, the Arlington Fire Department has much to celebrate. Arlington Fire Chief Don Crowson recently presented the department’s annual report to the City Council, highlighting proactive fire prevention efforts, emergency preparedness and Homeland Security planning, public…