Fleet & Facilities



Inclement Weather   

RTEC is accepting bids toward Vehicle Surveillance/Cameras/Equipment.

Please follow the links and open the documents required for this bid:


FY16 Advertisement for Surveillance Cameras

FY16 IFB for Surveillance Cameras

FY16 Federal Model Clauses

FY16 Surveillance Camera Specifications

Appeal Procedures


FY16 Bid Opportunity List


RTEC is accepting bids toward Mobile Transit Dispatching Devices (Tablets).

Please follow the links and open the documents required for this bid:


FY16 Tablet Advertisement

FY16 IFB for Tablets

FY16 Federal Model Clauses

FY16 Tablet and Accessories Specifications

IFB Bid Proposal Form

Appeal Procedures


FY16 Bid Opportunity List



Request for clarification on the following as it pertains to the RTEC IFB for Cameras.


RTEC has specified the following:


A minimum of eight cameras should be included in each DVR package. All

interior cameras per package should have audio capture capability. One IR

camera must be external with internal monitor for use as a backup camera. All

cameras must include infrared technology, excluding the windshield dash dome

camera. DVRs must be user-programmable, including features such as

shutdown-delay. See camera specifications for further details.


Please provide a list of the required camera locations and total number of cameras required on the RTEC vehicles.


Camera 1: Positioned above driver pointed at passenger entrance door

Camera 2: Positioned outside drivers door pointed down driver side of bus

Camera 3: Positioned at passenger entrance door pointed toward driver

Camera 4: Positioned outside passenger entrance door pointed down passenger side of bus

Camera 5: Positioned on dash pointed out the front windshield of bus

Camera 6: Positioned on ceiling above dash pointed toward passenger area

Camera 7: Positioned on rear driver side of bus pointed toward wheelchair lift

Camera 8: Backup Camera



Please provide the physical address where the vehicles will be parked and where the wireless downloading of video and data will take place.


Rockcastle County at 100 E. Main Street Mt. Vernon, KY 40456

In RTEC’s 18 county service area via Supervisor /Live Look in Kit for remote access to RTEC’s DVR’s via supervisor vehicle



Public Transit Services funded in part through the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Office of Transportation Delivery and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA)


RTEC is now celebrating the 25th year in public transit for residents of Southeast Kentucky, including Intercity, Employment Transportation, Medical and General Public!!  

Office Hours for scheduling or cancelling service is 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time.

PLEASE NOTE:  If the public school is canceled due to inclement weather conditions, RTEC will operate on a limited basis.  Transit service will resume on roads as they are made passable.


Call for a Ride 800-321-7832



To Greyhound Bus Stations at

London, Bowling Green, or Lexington


Boarding at locations in Bell, Clinton, Cumberland Knox,

Laurel, McCreary, Monroe, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell,

Taylor, Wayne & Whitley Counties. 

Rural Transit Enterprises Coordinated (RTEC)

Our Mission

Our mission is to make transportation affordable, available and accessible to everyone living in the service area.

e-RIDER Swipe Cards Now Available

EPGRTEC now has the capability of using swipe card technology through an electronic gateway system.  Customers will no longer need to carry cash to board the bus.  Begin today by calling RTEC at 606-256-9835 or toll-free 1-800-321-7832 and enroll.  Once you have your e-Rider card in hand, you can upload new funds or reload a card with funds by accessing our web site and using your credit card.  Other  convenient methods of uploading funds to the card are still available, including the customer can continue to send a check or money order to RTEC, or pay cash to the driver to upload.  Once your card is activated, CLICK HERE to add new funds to your eRider card from your credit card or check your prepaid balance.


The Rural Transit Enterprises Coordinated, Inc. (RTEC) adheres to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which states:  “No person in the United States, shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” For more information on the Title VI transit obligations, please see the contact information below.


Any person who believes he/she has been subjected to discrimination in the delivery of or access to public 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 30 days after the alleged discrimination.  For information on how to file a complaint, contact RTEC as listed below.

Ms. Shelia Stallsworth, EEO Manager

100 Main Street, Mount Vernon, KY 40456 

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

TTY or KY Relay #: 606-256-2047

Written complaints must be filed within 5 days of the alleged discrimination.  Written complaints may be filed within 180 days with the USDOT Federal Transit Administration. Oral complaints may be given at the above address by those with limited English Proficiency. 

To accommodate limited English proficient individuals, oral complaints to be documented and/or translated may also be given at the above address.  If information is needed in another language, contact Mat Getsi at RTEC 1-800-321-7832.  Si se necesita información en otro idioma, comuníquese con: EXT 253.

Language assistance is provided at no cost.

Equal Employment Opportunity _________________________________________________________________________________________________

June 10, 2013 PUBLIC NOTICE





Public Transit Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Notice


In accordance with 49 CFR Part 26, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), OFFICE OF TRANSPORTATION DELIVERY, anticipates an overall utilization goal of 5 percent for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) in the Federal Rural and Small Urban Mass Transit Program and applicable KYTC capital programs funded by the USDOT/Federal Transit Administration for the next three (3) Federal Fiscal Years beginning October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2016.


The goals and the basis for establishing these goals are available for public inspection from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Office of Transportation Delivery, 3rd Floor, Transportation Office Building, 200 Mero Street, Frankfort, KY 40622 for 30 days following the date of this notice.


Comments may be sent to the above address and will be accepted for 45 days from the date of this notice.  Please contact Susan Perkins or Gail Mayeux at (502)564-7433 at the Office of Transportation Delivery/Kentucky Transportation Cabinet with any questions. Comments may also be sent during the 45-day comment period to the USDOT/Federal Transit Administration at the address listed below:


Mr. Carlos A. Gonzalez

Regional Civil Rights Officer

Office of Civil Rights, FTA Region IV

230 Peachtree Street, NW, Suite 800

Atlanta, GA  30303


Rural Transit Enterprises Coordinated, Inc. (RTEC) invites all interested parties to also contact us at (606)256-9835 to discuss the Disadvantaged Business Program and procurement opportunities.   RTEC's Policy Statement

For more information call toll-free 1-800-321-7832

or 606-256-9835 

Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace

An Equal Employment Opportunity Agency 

Proud Member of:

Kentucky Public Transit Association (KPTA)

Kentuckians for Better Transportation (KBT)

Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA)

Laurel County, KY Chamber of Commerce

Pulaski County, KY Chamber of Commerce

Rockcastle County, KY Chamber of Commerce

McCreary County, KY Chamber of Commerce


Cumberland Valley Area Development Distrct, Inc.  Bell, Knox, Laurel, Rockcastle, Whitley

Lake Cumberland Area Development District, Inc. Adair, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, McCreary, Pulaski, Russell, Taylor, Wayne

Barren River Area Development District, Inc. Monroe

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Office of Transportation Delivery

Frequently Called Telephone Numbers

511 Travel Info

Application for Employment

Contact Information

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).

Central Business Office Telephone
P.O. Box 746
100 Main Street, Mount Vernon, KY 40456-0746


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