Rural Transit

Effective Immediately 3/24/20:

Rural Transit will be taking calls and appointment’s for prescription and grocery deliveries in all four service counties: Monroe, Owen, Putnam and Lawrence countries. These are no-person trips to coordinate getting necessary supplies to home-bound individuals. Reminder, for Monroe County, these must be from inside city limits delivered outside city limits to qualify, not city to city. Rural Transit will not charge the individual for this service. Certainly donations will be accepted and encouraged. To schedule this service, individual’s must call their county’s Rural Transit office. (see below)


Effective Thursday March 19th, through the end of the month, Rural Transit’s Park 48 Connector route is suspended. Individuals who may need transportation due to this alteration should call Rural Transit at 812-876-1079 to schedule door to door transportation. Thank you.

Owen County Connector and Park 48 Connector Routes

One-County: $3 each way
Two-County: $6 each way

Demand Response

Door-to-Door: $3 each way-Per County
Group: Call for quote

RT Rider’S Guide 2020 (Click Here)

ADA Compliance Complaint Form (Click Here)

Rural Transit

A service of Area 10 Agency on Aging, Rural Transit is for everyone. Rural Transit offers bus service in Lawrence, Monroe, Owen and Putnam counties, and anyone can ride regardless of age or disability. Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Services offered include:

Scheduled Routes: We have routes operating throughout Monroe & Owen Counties. For detailed destination & departure locations/times, please refer to the schedules posted here on our web page.

Door-to-Door Transportation: Do you need to go shopping or perhaps make a trip to see your doctor? Rural Transit offers door-to-door transportation with ADA compliant wheelchair lifts available on request.

Group Transportation: Group transportation is available for shopping, field trips or your special event. Rates vary depending on duration and location. Please call our office to request a quote.

To make a reservation for door-to-door or group transportation, please call our office as far in advance as possible. Please keep in mind that availability is limited and we will do our best to accommodate all requests.

Rural Transit

Monroe: (812) 876-1079                                 
Owen: (812) 829-6066
Putnam: (765) 848-1508
Lawrence: (812) 876-1079

Express Routes:

2019 Owen County Connector(Click here)

Spencer/Ellettsville going to/from Kinser Pike Bus stop BT Route 1 North Connection

Effective Thursday March 19th, through the end of the month, Rural Transit’s Park 48 Connector route is suspended. Individuals who may need transportation due to this alteration should call Rural Transit at 812-876-1079 to schedule door to door transportation. Thank you.

Park 48 Connector(Click here)

Ivy Tech going to/from Whitehall Plaza Bus stop BT Route 3 West Connection

Additional Ellettsville Connection see below

Connector Guide(Click here)