1-800-321- RTEC (7832) | Fax #: (606)-256-4319

Welcome to RTEC

Rural Transit Enterprises Coordinated, Inc. d/b/a RTEC was organized for the sole purpose of coordinating and operating public transportation. RTEC operates lift-equipped vehicles for wheelchair users and provides affordable and efficient community transportation services.  RTEC constantly works toward accessing new equipment to upgrade its fleet and to increase services.

RTEC is now celebrating our 29th year in public transit for residents of Southeast Kentucky, including Intercity, Employment Transportation, Medical and General Public!!  

RTEC Somerset City Bus Route Survey

Rural Transit Enterprises Coordinated, Inc. (RTEC) is looking into the need of a Deviated Fixed-City Bus Route for the City of Somerset. We ran the RTEC Trolley on a Christmas route through the Holidays to analyze a possible Full-Time City Bus Route in Somerset. We are still running the Somerset Trolley route at this present time. RTEC appreciates your feedback about the Somerset City Bus Route by filling out the survey below. The information from this survey is important, as it will be used to estimate demand for this possible transit program.

Special Announcements

Special Announcement:

RTEC is selling Cookbooks for $10. Proceeds will benefit Relay For Life. The Cookbook is 8 1/2 by 11 inch paperback, which includes 111 pages of recipes of appetizers, soups & salads, entrees, desserts, and more. Call Jaime at 606-256-9835 to order your cookbook now. Pick-up only in RTEC Office.



Somerset Trolley Service Route

Monday-Friday 8:30 AM-3:20 PM

Check out the Map Route & Schedule Here


Follow RTEC's new Twitter Page for live updates about our latest news, alerts, & upcoming events. 




New Fare Rate: $1.00 Per Mile or a $4.00 Minimum

RTEC is closed during these holidays, except for urgent care transportation.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day, and closed for inclement weather


Latest News

RTEC 2nd Annual Relay for Life Charity Golf Tournament

Cedar Rapids Country Club in Mount Vernon, KY

RTEC Trolley Cafe

Trolley Cafe

145 Spring St., Mount Vernon, KY 40456

Week October 14 - October 18

Trolley Cafe Menu

Call 606-256-9835 ext. 277

Call by 11AM to order 2 or more take outs!


RTEC is accepting applications for Full-Time drivers to join our team. Applications are kept on file for 12 months.

Employment Opportunities

Contact Details

P.O. Box 746
100 Main Street map it
Mount Vernon, KY 40456-0746
Toll Free: 1-800-321-RTEC (7832)
Central Business Office Telephone:606-256-9835
FAX: 606-256-4319
Email: rtec@kih.net

Schedule an appointment

RTEC provides a toll-free telephone number for its riders. To schedule an appointment, the reservation staff can be reached by calling 1-800-321- RTEC (7832).

More Information

RTEC complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. We provide free language interpreter.

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