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Rapid Reference Guide Aims to Answer Arlington Residents’ Code Compliance Questions

Curious if your grass is too high, what to do about an old appliance that you need to dispose of, or what time trash should be placed curbside? Welcome to the City of Arlington’s Single-Family Rapid Reference Guide. Answers to these and many other common code-related questions are a simple click…

Arlington Water Utilities Enhances Customer Communication with Email Alerts

Providing reliable water service to Arlington residents and visitors is a top priority for Arlington Water Utilities. However, necessary main renewal projects and emergency repairs can sometimes cause interruptions to water service. A new feature introduced by Arlington Water this week will automatically send emails to account holders with on-file email…

Arlington ISD Awarded $75,000 Grant for Innovative Health Science Course Equipment

The Arlington ISD has been awarded $75,000 by the Texas  Education Agency’s Perkins Reserve Grant to purchase an anatomage table – a technologically advanced anatomy visualization system – for the district’s health science students. The grant will help the district’s nearly 2,900 students enrolled in Career and Technical Education health science courses…

Arlington’s Via Rideshare Rolls Out Longer Hours, Larger Service Area

The City of Arlington’s new Via on-demand rideshare service is now available earlier in the day and in even more areas of The American Dream City. The expanded rideshare service area now extends north of Interstate 30 to Lamar Boulevard and south to Arkansas Lane in east Arlington. The service area…

Schedule Your Free Ride on Milo, Arlington’s Autonomous Shuttle, on January 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 2 p. m. and 4 p. m. on Friday, January 19 to provide the public an opportunity to check out…

Is Today Trash Day? Developer Taps Arlington’s Open Data for Web App

In a modern twist to an old idiom, one city’s trash data is a web app developer’s treasure. On a whim, Matthew Taylor decided earlier this year to create www. istodaytrashday. com using open data on the City of Arlington’s website. Arlington residents who enter their home address into the search bar on…

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…