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 30th year in public transit for residents of Southeast Kentucky, including Intercity, Employment Transportation, Medical and General Public!!  

Any person or group protected by Title VI who believes they have been discriminated in the delivery of or access to public or specialized transportation services on the basis of race, color, or national origin, may file a complaint with the Rural Transit Enterprises Coordinated, Inc. (RTEC). Such complaint must be filed in writing with RTEC no later than 180 days after the alleged discrimination. For information on how to file a complaint, contact RTEC as listed below.

Ms. Sheila Stallsworth, EEO Manager OR

100 Main Street, Mount Vernon, KY 40456

Telephone: 606-256-9835 or Toll Free 1-800-321-7832

RTEC Office KY Relay #: 606-256-2047 OR KY Relay # 1-800-648-6057 for Voice Users TDD Users 1-800-648-6056

The Title VI Plan & Forms: Click here for RTEC Title VI Plan & Complaint Forms

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 Bus Service Route

Monday-Friday 8:30 AM-3:15 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

Addressing the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19)

RTEC Trolley Cafe

Trolley Cafe

145 Spring St., Mount Vernon, KY 40456


Trolley Cafe Menu 6\27\2022




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

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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