Transportation & Travel

 


Transportation
Travel

 


Local Transportation
Automobile Buyers’ Guides & Consumer Information
Automobile Safety & Maintenance


 

Local Transportation

City of Plano Road Construction

Weekly updates of when and where road construction is taking place in the City of Plano.

DART – Dallas Area Rapid Transit

Local travel information for mass transit in the Dallas area and 12 surrounding cities. Local information for schedules, routes, stations and more for buses, DART Rail, and the TRE.


 

Automobile Buyers’ Guides & Consumer Information

Edmund’s Automobile Buyer’s Guides

New and used car information, back to 1992. Includes prices, reviews, and vehicle comparisons.

Intellichoice

New and used car information. Includes prices, reviews, buying tips, as well as a repair and maintenance guide.

N.A.D.A.

New and used car prices. Also includes information on motorcycles, boats, motor homes, and more.

TrueCar

Upfront pricing from certified dealers. See what others paid before you buy or lease from TrueCar certified dealers.


 

Automobile Safety & Maintenance

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Vehicle registration, titles, license plates, where to go (county tax offices).

Texas Department of Public Safety

Driving test, Drivers’ licenses, ID cards, Driver’s records, office locations, and more.

Texas Department of Transportation

Travel Information for travel in Texas.  Includes maps, traffic and road conditions, airport directory, public transportation, and more.

How to Order Your Texas Driver Record (download instructions)

TEA Approved Driving Safety Courses

All of the TEA-approved courses listed here may be used to dismiss a Texas traffic ticket.

Texas Lemon Law

Information regarding the Texas Lemon law: includes – Eligibility, Complaint Process, Vehicle Ownership Tips, and Recalls & Safety.

Car Care Guide

Vehicle service schedules, seasonal maintenance tips, and more.

Fuel Economy

Gas prices, mileage tips, fuel economy ratings, vehicle mileage comparisons, and more from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Vehicle safety ratings, research & statistics on highway fatalities, & an overview of state laws related to vehicles & driving.

Safercar.gov

Crash test & rollover ratings; vehicle equipment safety ratings for cars back to 1990.  From the National Highway Traffic Safety Association.

 


General Travel Information
Outdoor Recreation
Texas Travel


 

General Travel Information

AAA Fuel Cost Calculator

From AAA, calculates fuel cost based on starting point, destination, make, and model of vehicle.  Also shows average gas prices from AAA.

Flight View

Track both international and domestic flights by airline or city.

Centers for Disease Control: Travelers’ Health

Health information for different destinations, travel notices, vaccine and medication information, and other health related issues.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Services

Information for travelers such as travel alerts, international travel regulations, document requirements, prohibited items, visa information, and more.

U.S. Department of State

Travel Information for travelers such as passport application and information, registration for overseas travel, travel warnings and alerts, visa information, country information.


 

Outdoor Recreation

Recreation.gov

Information for vacations and trips to federal recreation sites including national parks, historic sites, monuments, campgrounds, museums, and more.

Go Camping America

Information for camping and RV trips and destinations in the United States.  Includes reviews, park amenities, rates, photos, reservations online, and more.

National Park Services

Find national parks in the United States.  This site includes in-depth information about parks such as directions, hours of operation, camping facilities, fees, reservations, trails, park amenities and more


 

Texas Travel

Texas Almanac: Travel & Recreation

Information for travel in Texas.  Includes events, accommodations, maps, national parks, historic sites, outdoor recreation, mileage calculator, and much more.

Texas Parks and Wildlife

Information for outdoor recreation in Texas.  Covers information on destinations and activities such as hunting, fishing, boating, camping, state parks, hiking, biking, and much more.

Tour Texas

Texas travel guide that features information on destinations, events, attractions, accommodations, maps, and much more.

Travel Tex

Texas travel guide that includes information on destinations, attractions, activities, events, campgrounds, ranches, and much more.


Last updated: 04/11/17