1-800-321- RTEC (7832)

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 27th year in public transit for residents of Southeast Kentucky, including Intercity, Employment Transportation, Medical and General Public!!  

Special Announcements

Starting Monday October 23rd, Somerset Christmas Trolley Route Monday-Friday 7:30 AM-3:30 PM

Check out the map and route schedule here

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

The RTEC Bus fleet is now equipped with SEON Surveillance Cameras in over 200 vehicles to increase safety for our riders and drivers. 

RTEC has finished upgrading and installing new tablets in over 200 vehicles for the drivers.


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

Employment Opportunities