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 3,300 stops on 31 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 650 employees is required to serve the transportation needs of citizens of the Dayton region in the most efficient, pleasant and safe way possible.

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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.





The RTA received an Achievement of Excellence from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for perfect results for two consecutive periods on its 2010 and 2013 Triennial Reviews. RTA met all the requirements of the areas examined in this major review, which is rare for any transit agency.