Transportation Report Richardson's strategic access to major freeways, airports and public transportation has helped it become one of the largest employment centers in the area. U.S. 75/North Central Expressway Main freeway north from downtown Dallas. Bisects town, south to north. "High Five" interchange - U.S. 75 at I-635, near our southern border, enables this high traffic intersection to be one of the most efficient in Texas. I-635/LBJ Freeway I-635 was constructed as a partial-loop freeway around the city of Dallas. I-635 begins at the north entrance of DFW Airport and extends east to intersect with I-20, east of Dallas in Mesquite, TX. I-635 skirts our southern border with Dallas. SH190/Bush Turnpike 30-mile, 6-lane, limited access tollway. Generally serves as our northern border. Provides for east-west traffic from Garland to I-635 or Hwy 114, near entrances to DFW Airport. Links commuters by giving direct access to U.S. 75, I-635, IH-35E and the Dallas North Tollway. Major Arterial Roads Arapaho Road Belt Line/Main Street Campbell Road Coit Road Collins Boulevard Custer Road/Parkway Jupiter RoadPlano Road Renner Road Spring Valley/Centennial Blvd./Buckingham Road Waterview Parkway Click here to learn more about the transportation improvements currently underway. DART Light-Rail (Commuter) and Public Transportation Bus Service The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is a modern, public transportation system that includes a network of buses and light-rail lines that connect us to more than a dozen other cities in the area. DART has enabled us to attract and retain large employers as employees have the opportunity to enjoy an extensive public transportation system. We currently have 4 light-rail stops, and will have 2 additional stops by 2025, one of which will connect directly to DFW International Airport. Our light-rail stations are: Spring Valley Station. Arapaho Center Station. Galatyn Park Station. Bush Turnpike/CityLine Station. There are also numerous, citywide DART bus routes available. For more information, including schedules and maps, click here. Air Travel DFW International Airport is located a short 25 miles from town and provides domestic flights to every major U.S. city, directly, in 4 hours or less, as well as international flights. Fourth-busiest airport by passenger traffic in the world in 2020. 260 destinations, including 67 international and 193 domestic destinations. Hub for American Airlines which is headquartered in nearby Fort Worth. Five terminals, 164 gates, seven runways. First carbon neutral airport in North America, largest in the world. 22 cargo airlines with worldwide freighter service. Travel to DFW International Airport takes roughly 30 minutes (non-rush hour) via US 75 to I-635 or SH 190/Bush Turnpike to I-635 or Highway 114. Other Area Airports There are 12 airports in the North Texas area. Those closest to us are: Addison Airport - 8 miles (corporate/general aviation). Dallas Love Field - 13 miles (commercial; home of Southwest Airlines). McKinney National Airport - 20 miles (corporate/general aviation).