Transportation

Regional

NET Trans

The NET Trans (Northeast Tennessee Rural Public Transit) service area includes Carter, Greene, Johnson, Hawkins, Sullivan, Washington and Unicoi Counties. NET Trans service operates Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., limited services on Saturdays, and extended hours of services through contracts and special request when resources are available. Many of our vans are equipped with wheelchair lifts to serve our customers with disabilities.

  • Address: 704 Rolling Hills Drive, Johnson City, TN 37601
  • Call Center: 423.461.8233 
  • Toll Free: 1.800.528.7776

Courtesy Cab, LLC

Courtesy Cab will transport students to the Bristol, Kingsport, Blountville, and Gray campuses. Students should inform the driver that they are a Northeast State student. Courtesy Cab will give students a 5% discount.

  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1364, Kingsport,TN
  • Phone: 423.230.0285  

Sullivan County

Bristol Tennessee Transit

The City offers fixed route service from 6:15 am until 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday except on Holidays observed by the City. Cost for adults is only 60 cents, seniors and disabled citizens are only 30 cents, and children under 6 years of age the ride is free.

  • Phone: 423.989.5586 

Kingsport Area Transit

The Kingsport Area Transit System (KATS) offers four routes in the City of Kingsport. KATS buses run Monday through Friday, five days a week, from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Every KATS bus is wheelchair-accessible. Regular KATS fare is $1 for the general public ages 18 to 64. Reduced fare is $ .50 for those 65 and older, and disable passenger. Other ticket options are also available for purchase at the KATS Transit Office at:

  • Address: 109 Clay St, Kingsport, TN 37660
  • Phone: 423.224.2613 

KATS Dial-A-Ride

KATS Dial-A-Ride is a curb-to-curb, origin-to-destination next day transportation service. Dial-A-Ride is available to those individuals who reside in the City of Kingsport, and because of their disability or health-related condition, cannot independently board, ride and/or disembark from an accessible fixed-route transit bus or cannot get to/from a boarding or disembarking location. Trips that are scheduled within the designated ¾ mile fixed-route Dial-A-Ride zone are $2.00 each way.

  • Address: 109 Clay St, Kingsport, TN 37660
  • Phone: 423.224.2613 

Washington County

BUCSHOT

ETSU BUCSHOT is a free bus transit service that operates on/around ETSU campus. Operational hours are Monday through Friday 7:15 am to 12:00 midnight and some Sundays. Hours vary according to route. All buses used to provide BUCSHOT service are equipped with lifts or ramps to meet the needs of clients with disabilities.

  • Address: 137 West Market Street, Johnson City, TN 37604
  • Phone: 423.434.6260 

Johnson City Transit System

Johnson City Transit System (JCT) operates Monday through Friday from 6:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. JCT operates seven buses on 13 fixed routes in the City. For route information, including maps and stop locations/times go to http://www.johnsoncitytransit.org/map.html. All major commercial and institutional facilities, major residential neighborhoods and group housing complexes are served by the JCT fixed routes. All fixed route buses are lift-equipped (or equipped with ramps) to meet the needs of clients with disabilities.

  • Address: 137 West Market Street, Johnson City, TN 37604
  • Phone: 423.434.6260 

“XTRA” Para-transit Service

JCT also provides “XTRA” Para-transit Service. “XTRA” is a demand response transportation service for persons with disabilities, who are unable to use the JCT fixed route bus service, and who are certified as “ADA Eligible.” The JCT "XTRA" service area is the corporate city limits of Johnson City, TN, or 3/4 mile of a JCT fixed route. "XTRA" para-transit is curb-to-curb service, provided from the curb in front of the client’s pick-up point to the curb in front of the client’s destination. Trip reservations for next day service are accepted by the JCT Demand Response office until 5:00 p.m., by calling the JCT Demand Response office at

  • Phone: 423.434.6265 

Washington County, Virginia

Bristol Virginia Transit

Bristol Transit delivers transit service in conjunction with Bristol Transit of Tennessee (BTT).

  • Address: 2107 Shakesville Road., Bristol, VA 24201
  • Phone: 276.645.7384 or 276.645.9649 
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