Tag Archives: Put Technology to Work

Via On-Demand Rideshare Among Three Arlington Projects Up for Smart Cities Award

The City of Arlington has been selected as a finalist in three categories for the IDC Government Insights 2018 Smart Cities North America Awards. Arlington residents can help The American Dream City receive recognition for these innovative initiatives by voting in an online poll that is open from now through Thursday,…

City to Celebrate Opening of New Council Chamber on March 20

The City of Arlington will hold a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Council Chamber prior to the Arlington City Council’s March 20 evening meeting. The public is invited to attend the event, which includes remarks from current and former city leaders, an unveiling…

From Disney to EA, Branding Dreams Come True at PicturePlane in Downtown

The creative employees at PicturePlane in Downtown Arlington are making branding dreams come true through concepting, character development, 3D modeling, CGI rendering, illustration, layout and logo design, motion graphics and more. The design studio boasts a growing client list that includes Disney, Electronic Arts, Hasbro, Sega, Mattel, LucasArts, Cartoon Network, Del Monte…

CBS This Morning Profiles Arlington’s Innovative On-Demand Via Rideshare

The City of Arlington’s innovative on-demand rideshare pilot program with Via is in the national spotlight this week. CBS This Morning reporter Kris Van Cleave visited The American Dream City recently to learn more about the City’s new public transportation solution. Via rideshare is designed to provide affordable transportation to key…

UT Arlington, UNT Health Science Center Launch North Texas Genome Center

The ability to rapidly sequence genomes, DNA and RNA is providing doctors, scientists and engineers critical new tools in healthcare delivery and research and is changing the way that doctors treat patients. Whole genome sequencing is becoming the foundation for precision health, a rapidly growing field that examines differences in…

Participate in Online Survey About City’s 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness

The City of Arlington, in conjunction with The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work, is conducting an evaluation of the City of Arlington’s 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness, 10 years after the plan’s passage. The evaluation has been approved by the UTA Office of Research. As part of…

Schedule Your Free Ride on Milo, Arlington’s Autonomous Shuttle, on March 3

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 Saturday, March 3 to provide the public an opportunity to check out…

U.S. News & World Report: Arlington Helping Lead the Way in AV Technology

Milo, a free autonomous shuttle service from the City of Arlington, is featured in an article by the U. S. News & World Report highlighting The American Dream City and other Texas cities as leaders in AV and driverless technology. The City was recently named an automated vehicle (AV) proving ground and…

$10 ViaPass Now Buys a Whole Week of Via On-Demand Rides

Via is rolling out an entirely new way to pay for rides in The American Dream City. With a weekly ViaPass, customers using the on-demand rideshare service in Arlington can book rides for an entire week for one super low flat-rate fee. The first 200 customers can purchase a ViaPass for…