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Tyler and Longview, Texas
Tyler, Texas was given the nickname "Rose Capital of the World" because of the large quantity of rose bushes that are processed through the area. It is also home to America's largest rose garden. In addition, Tyler is also a main medical center for people in the area, as well as a center for manufacturing.
Longview is a city in Gregg and Harrison counties. In the 2010 Census, the population was 80,455. It is located in East Texas, where Interstate 20 and U.S. Highways 80 and 259 converge just north of the Sabine River.
Major Roadways in Tyler and Longview
- Interstate 20 runs along the northern edge of the city, going east and west.
- U.S. Route 69 runs north-south through the center of town.
- Texas State Highway 64 runs east-west through the city, connecting it to Henderson.
- Texas State Highway Loop 323 is a highway that circles the city of Tyler, and is about 19 miles in length.
Other Transportation options in Tyler and Longview
Tyler: Tyler Transit manages the bus routes in Tyler, which run daily except for Sundays and holidays. Greyhound bus lines are available at a terminal downtown. The Tyler Pounds Regional Airport is owned by the city, and is expanding to be able to accommodate more services. Amtrak service is available through the city of Mineola, which is not far north from Tyler.
Longview: East Texas Regional Airport offers service to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport via Envoy Air. The airport is known by pilots around the region for its large, 10,000-foot (3 km) runway. It has served as a backup landing site for U.S. space shuttles. The Longview airport is home to the flight training program of LeTourneau University. The aeronautical students do classwork at the airport, as well as all their flight training. The city's public transit system, Longview Transit, runs daily routes, excluding Sundays and holidays. Its fixed routes provide transportation to key districts throughout the city. City of Longview also operates City of Longview Transit (COLT) which provides transportation to eligible passengers as a demand response transportation service. This service is provided for those who are unable to use the regular Longview Transit fixed route service. Amtrak passenger rail service is available on the Texas Eagle through a downtown terminal. Longview's Amtrak station is the second-busiest in Texas and the fourth-busiest station along the Texas Eagle route. The Longview Amtrak station is a connection stop where passengers can connect to Nacogdoches, Houston, and Galveston, as well as Shreveport, Louisiana, by motorcoach. Longview is served by two freight railroad lines. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad operates two trains daily through Longview. The Union Pacific Railroad has 25 daily trains through Longview's facilities.
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Where to find legal assistance after a Tyler injury accident
After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Tyler and Longview personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Tyler - Longview wrongful death attorney will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Tyler - Longview car accident lawyer can do to help.