What is Rural & Tribal Transportation?
Rural & Tribal Transportation (RT) provides accessible general public transportation services for the Nisqually Indian Tribe, the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, and the communities of Rochester, Tenino, Bucoda, Rainier and Yelm.
RT provides connections to Intercity Transit in Thurston County and Twin Transit in Lewis County.
Everyone is Welcome
RT is a general public transportation service.
- All RT vehicles are accessible and
- All RT vehicles have bike racks.
How to Ride
View the schedule for routes and times or contact customer service to help you plan your trip 1-800-650-7846.
Hours of Operation
RT operates from approximately 6:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday on most routes.
RT is closed on the 4th of July, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
RT fares are $1.00 per one-way trip. Veterans, active duty military personnel, and children under the age of 5 ride free.
- Intercity Transit passes
- Twin Transit passes
- Orca passes
- Star passes
On Demand Trips
Contact customer service at 1.800.650.7846 to arrange for an on demand trip on the Nisqually Indian Reservation and in the Rainier and Yelm areas.
from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. weekdays with questions or to help you plan your route.