Deemed the \Rose Capital of the World\, Tyler is home to the nation's largest municipal rose garden and produces 20% of U.S. commercial rose bushes.
Although commuting by personal vehicle is the most popular way to get around town, the city of Tyler does offer public transportation. The reliable Tyler Transit buses run throughout the city to get you downtown and to the shopping malls, rec centers, universities, the theatre, and even the zoo. For trips outside of town, the Tyler Pounds Regional Airport is at your service. Walking and biking may be options as well, especially since the city has been focusing on creating more bike routes that connect schools, parks, and other popular destinations.