About RTA

It's time to ride!!

The Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority (RTA) is the public transit agency that citizens count on in Montgomery County and western Greene County.

RTA is Ohio’s greenest fleet, and operates diesel, hybrid diesel and electric trolley buses. There are over 3,000 stops on 34 routes throughout the region. All RTA buses include bike racks and are wheelchair accessible.

Customers ride RTA on more than 9 million passenger trips each year. 

As the region’s first choice for alternative transportation, RTA is committed to providing the highest levels of customer service. A skilled and dedicated workforce of over 700 employees is required to serve the transportation needs of citizens of the Miami Valley region in the most efficient, pleasant and safe way possible.

Our Vision

To be a premier public transportation provider that connects people and communities.

Our Mission

To provide great value, dependable service, and to be responsive, timely and accountable for all that we do.

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RTA received the Triennial Review - Achievement of Excellence award from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in 2010, 2013 and 2016.   

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The Triennial Review is conducted every three years and includes an in-depth examination of 17 different areas, including safety and security, finance, asset management, Americans with Disabilities Act compliance, procurement, public participation requirements, and others.  

During the review, the FTA will issue findings where a transit agency in not in compliance with federal regulations. Hundreds of findings are possible and during all three previous reviews RTA had no findings.