Route 66 News

Wi-fi being installed at Texas rest stops

The Texas Department of Transportation announced it is installing wireless Internet access to all rest stops in the state, including the one in the Texas Panhandle that pays homage to Route 66, reports KXAN-TV in Austin. is the firm installing the wi-fi.

“We’ve installed wireless internet service at 102 rest areas in Texas,” said Jamison Stewart, co-founder of, “and we’ve built a website that people can log onto and get information about local community and tourism.”


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