Policies Governing the Participation of Communities
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
SUBCHAPTER B. TRAVEL INFORMATION
(a) Purpose. In furtherance of the department’s statutory responsibility to encourage travel to and within Texas, this section establishes the policies and procedures governing the approval of community web sites linking to the department’s wireless internet access web pages from a department rest area or travel information center.
(b) Request. A city or town may submit to the department, in writing or on-line, a request for approval of a web site url address link. The request must include contact information for two official representatives of the city or town.
(c) Approval. The department will approve the link if:
(d) Restrictions. The web site of the city or town must not:
(e) Removal. The director, or the director's designee, may remove the web site link based on the department’s receipt of three or more consumer complaints concerning content that is not in compliance with subsection (d) of this section or inaccurate information. The department will send a written notice of noncompliance to the city or town affected. If the director, or the director's designee, determines the complaints are valid, and they remain unresolved after 90 days, the department will remove the link from the web pages. A city or town may appeal the removal to the department’s executive director, or the executive director’s designee, not below the level of division director, whose decision is final