Florida law requires that drivers must turn on their headlights when rain is heavy enough to use windshield wipers. A number of interstate and state highways converge in Tallahassee including U.S. highways 27, 90, 319, as well as state highways 20 and 363. Amtrak offers east-west service on its Sunset Limited line, and Greyhound Bus Lines also serves the city. The Tallahassee Regional Airport, which is served by eight national airlines, is located five miles south of downtown. The airport reported serving a total of 1,155,072 travelers in 2004.
Taltran, an extensive public transit system, offers 35 city routes and 9 routes to the city's college campuses, with a modern transfer facility, the C.K. Steele Plaza. Traveling downtown becomes a fun event on The Old Town Trolley, with its brass fittings and cable-car gong.