With transit service inside AND outside of Thurston County, transit is a great option for getting around. Riding the bus also reduces congestion, air pollution, stress, and saves you money when compared to driving alone. Whatever your reason, you have options.
Your options INSIDE Thurston County
What is Rural Transit (rT)? Rural Transit is local public transportation option that is open to anyone, and serves people in the rural and tribal areas of the Thurston Region. rT provides accessible transportation for the communities of Rainier, Tenino, Rochester, Bucoda, and the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, and connects North to Intercity Transit in Tumwater and South to Lewis County Transit in Centralia.
Where do you catch the bus? Rural Transit has a number of fixed pickup points along the way, which you can find on our Guidebook or interactive map. Need to be picked up or dropped off just a little of route? Our bus drivers can modify a route by up to 3/4 of a mile! Call the service department to see if we can meet your need!
How much does it cost? Every ride with rT is Free!
Intercity Transit (IT) operates 21 bus routes, a door-to-door service for people with disabilities, a vanpool program, specialized van programs, and are active in community partnerships. With IT, you can get just about anywhere you want to go in the Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, and Yelm area. For more information on the services below, call 360-786-1881 or visit www.IntercityTransit.com
Trip Planner helps you plan trips anywhere within Intercity Transit's service area
Dial-A-Lift provides door-to-door service for certified users