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Arlington’s Founders Arena Unveils Startups Participating in Second Annual WealthTech Accelerator

by | Apr 22, 2024
Six fintechs hailing from San Francisco, Denver, Vancouver, and three other cities are taking part in the accelerator, which is presented in collaboration with First Rate Inc., SEI, Republic Capital Group, the city of Arlington, and the Arlington Economic Development Corp.
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Smart Moves: Arlington Expands Use of Israeli AI-Enabled NoTraffic Platform Across More City Intersections
by | Apr 10, 2024
After a successful pilot, Arlington aims for smoother drives by using a high-tech traffic management system at more key intersections. NoTraffic said the system offers improved safety, reduced traffic times, and fuel cost savings.
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Overair, a DFW Airport and Arlington Partner, Builds Its First Full-Scale ‘Butterfly’ eVTOL
by | Dec 20, 2023
Featuring four oversized rotors—over twice the size of those used by other eVTOL manufacturers—a spacious cabin, high payload, and "the quietest, most efficient operation" in its class, Overair’s Butterfly is designed for passenger, medical, cargo, and military applications
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Arlington Gets $780K Grant To Research Drone & Robot Delivery From Food Banks
by | Dec 1, 2023
With the help of the U.S. Department of Energy grant, the city of Arlington said it will conduct an innovative pilot program to test the efficiency and scalability of using autonomous, electric drone and robot delivery vehicles. The goal: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions while serving residents in need.
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Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Funds First-of-Its-Kind Study to Understand Needs of Local Nonprofits

by | Mar 28, 2023
The 18-month comprehensive research study begins this month, and is led by the Arlington Tomorrow Fund with assistance from United Way of Tarrant County, the city of Arlington, and The University of Texas at Arlington.
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Fasten Your Seatbelts: Arlington Launches First On-Demand Public Self-Driving Shuttle Service
by | Mar 23, 2021
The City of Arlington has partnered with Via, May Mobility, and UT Arlington to launch the RAPID pilot program, the first autonomous driving shuttle initiative to integrate with an existing public transportation service.
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Rideshare Startup Via Raises $200M in Series E Funding
by | Mar 31, 2020
The City of Arlington recently received nearly $1.7 million from the Federal Transit Administration to integrate autonomous vehicles into its on-demand system operated with the New York-based mobility startup.
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Texas Rangers Golf Club: High Tech Becomes Par for the Course
by | Feb 19, 2019
The golf carts being used at the new course have a high-tech system with GPS, the ability to summon a beverage cart, and even a feature to shut down your cart if you venture too close to a hazardous boundary.
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Could Arlington’s Smart District Water Meters Save Money, Avert Disaster?

by | Feb 20, 2018
The pilot program involves "district meters" that measure the flow of water through a pipe into a specific area of the city, helping the city identify potential leaks.
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Feds Include Arlington, UTA in Self-Driving Vehicle Study
by | Jan 23, 2017
The U.S. Department of Transportation designated Texas among 10 U.S. proving grounds to encourage the testing of self-driving car, bus, and truck technology.
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Festival Will Feature Arlington Filmmakers
by | Sep 9, 2016
The city of Arlington hopes the Frame4Frame Festival will bring new creative individuals to the city.
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