Tag Archives: Put Technology to Work

Via, City of Arlington Launch Innovative, On-Demand Rideshare Pilot Program

The City of Arlington, in partnership with Via, is proud to be among the first cities in the nation to offer on-demand ridesharing as a public transportation solution. The Via rideshare program, which officially launched December 11, 2017, in Arlington, provides affordable transportation to key areas of the city, allowing riders…

Arlington Water Department Efficiency Lessens Rate Increases for 2018

Rates for water and sewer service in Arlington will change on Jan. 1, 2018, with an increase of about $4.34 a month, or 14 cents per day, for the average residential customer. Despite the increases, Arlington remains one of the lowest priced water and sanitary sewer service providers in North…

Medical City Arlington Now Offers World’s Smallest Pacemaker

Medical City Arlington is now offering the world’s smallest pacemaker for cardiology patients. The Micra® pacemaker is a new type of heart device that provides patients with the most advanced pacing technology at one-tenth the size of a traditional pacemaker. Medical City Arlington is the first hospital in southeast Tarrant County,…

Wetlands Help Arlington Provide Safe, High-Quality Drinking Water

About 90 miles from Arlington, nature is helping ensure the city’s more than 380,000 residents have safe, high-quality drinking water. The George W. Shannon Wetlands near Corsicana was built by the Tarrant Regional Water District, Arlington’s raw water supplier, to help meet the growing demands for water in Tarrant County…

UTA Launches Emotional Robotics Living Lab

How can we develop robots that humans can trust and respond to as companions and caregivers?The University of Texas at Arlington has launched a new Emotional Robotics Living Lab to investigate what our future will look like with robots and how they can be integrated into the home to provide…

Arlington’s Action Center Provides New Callback Service to Save Residents Time

Arlington residents calling the city with questions about Arlington Water Utilities or other services have a new option starting this week – a callback service to save them time on hold when call volumes are high. About 12,000 calls each month are received through the Arlington Water Utilities Customer Care line…

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…

Schedule Your Free Ride on Milo, Arlington’s Autonomous Shuttle, This Month

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 rides on two upcoming dates to provide the public an opportunity to check out the Milo autonomous shuttle service. Arlington is leasing two of…

Arlington Parks and Recreation Wins National ‘Excellence in Operations Management’ Award

The Parks and Recreation Department’s Asset Management Team was awarded the 2016-2017 “Excellence in Operations Management” award by Cartegraph at its National Conference earlier this month. This award recognizes local government organizations becoming more effective, efficient, and productive for their citizens through the use of modern technology. Cartegraph recognized Arlington Parks and…

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…