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Andrea Roy is Guest Speaker for Women’s Alliance Kickoff Event

Andrea Roy is Guest Speaker for Women’s Alliance Kickoff Event

The Women’s Alliance of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce invites you to their annual kickoff event to be held Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 5 p.m. at Theatre Arlington, 305 W. Main Street with guest speaker Andrea Roy, economic development specialist for the City of Arlington. Roy will talk about the City’s forecast for 2014 and […]

Arlington City Council Approves New York Avenue Corridor Strategy

Arlington City Council Approves New York Avenue Corridor Strategy

A plan to revitalize the aging New York Avenue Corridor received the green light from Arlington City Council Tuesday night. City officials presented a plan that capitalized on the East Arlington area’s role as a city connector, as well as its cultural diversity and flourishing Hispanic and Vietnamese neighborhoods. Resident, business owners and other stakeholders […]

Arlington Announces Updates to City’s Current Comprehensive Plan

Arlington Announces Updates to City’s Current Comprehensive Plan

With Arlington’s population expected to exceed 410,000 people by 2030, now is the time to make decisions regarding its future direction.  Arlington’s Comprehensive Plan — the city’s primary policy and planning document — has served the city well since 1992, but it requires a complete overhaul so that it reflects the Arlington of the 21st […]

Parking Options for MAX Riders

Parking Options for MAX Riders

If you’re planning to ride The MAX (Metro ArlingtonXpress) — scheduled to begin Monday, August 19 — parking is going to be easy and convenient.  The new commuter service will connect downtown Arlington to the CentrePort/DFW Airport Station. In downtown Arlington, riders can access free parking in the First Baptist Church surface lot at the southeast corner […]

30 Days Left Until the Launch of Metro ArlingtonXpress

30 Days Left Until the Launch of Metro ArlingtonXpress

There are only 30 days left before the new Metro ArlingtonXpress, or MAX, starts rolling through the city. Beginning Monday, August 19, MAX will link downtown Arlington and University of Texas at Arlington to CentrePort Station/DFW Airport Station, where riders can catch the T, TRE or DART to other destinations in the area. People can […]

Arlington Housing Market One of the Strongest in the Metroplex

Arlington Housing Market One of the Strongest in the Metroplex

According to an article in the Dallas Morning News, the Arlington housing market continues to thrive, with homes sales and prices on the rise, even though mortgage costs have increased as well. This trend is occurring throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. During the first half of the year, 2,308 homes were sold in Arlington, which […]

Neighborhoods Safer Through Code Compliance Efforts

Neighborhoods Safer Through Code Compliance Efforts

Keeping Arlington clean and well-tended is a process that takes all residents, say those who travel the City each day working with homeowners on maintaining their property and keeping neighborhoods looking their best. Code Compliance Services ensures that minimum standards of property preservation– which are designed to protect the health and welfare of residents– are […]

Revitalization of Aging New York Avenue Moves Forward

Revitalization of Aging New York Avenue Moves Forward

A sweeping revitalization of the New York Avenue corridor could feature a retro 1950s theme mixed with international flair, tree-lined sidewalks and a walkable, urban design. These were among the ideas laid out by consultants and city leaders during a public meeting Saturday addressing the future of the east Arlington corridor. “This is the vision […]

EPA Awards Arlington $400,000 in Grants To Aid In Safe Redevelopment

EPA Awards Arlington $400,000 in Grants To Aid In Safe Redevelopment

On May 8, 2013, the City of Arlington received two Brownfields Assessment grants totaling $400,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to support redevelopment efforts, becoming the only Texas municipality to receive funds this grant cycle. “It’s important that we continue to focus on redevelopment opportunities as the City nears build-out, and these funds can […]

Second Public Meeting for New York Ave Corridor Strategy

Second Public Meeting for New York Ave Corridor Strategy

You spoke, and the City listened. Now, on March 23, City employees will present preliminary recommendations for the New York Avenue Corridor Strategy. These recommendations were formed based on input received at the last open house in January and from the project survey. On Saturday, the public will be able to review these recommendations and […]

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