Mesquite is a small city and suburb of Dallas, Texas, and has a population of around 138,000. Long a farming community, it is now one of Dallas' most popular communities. It is well known for its championship rodeo and for being home to id software who developed the games Quake and Doom.
Most cities in Texas are car dependent, and Mesquite is no exception. Highway 80 cuts through town offering easy access to nearby Dallas. The city runs a limited-service public transport service for it's residents called Mesquite Transportation for the Elderly and Disabled, this offers a convenient way for disabled residents to get around the city.