Located in Austin, Texas, the Environmental Affairs Division addresses issues related to air and water quality, animal and plant ecology, archeology and historic properties, environmental justice, hazardous materials and traffic noise. The division is a part of the Texas Department of Transportation, which plans, designs, builds, operates and maintains the state's transportation system. It operates an aviation division that assists cities and counties applying for, receiving and disbursing federal and state funds for reliever and aviation airports. The Texas Department of Transportation additionally operates a traffic operations division that oversees programs related to traffic management, engineering, safety and railroads. The department maintains a technology services division that supports the business operations of the department with innovative information technology and strategic information resource planning. It administers auto theft prevention, memorial sign and construction partnering programs.