The majority of general public transportation in Thurston County is provided by Intercity Transit. The agency offers a mix of programs and services, and operates 20 fixed bus routes throughout the urban areas of Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater and Yelm. Intercity Transit also provides four express bus routes to Pierce County.
In 2014, ridership levels for Intercity Transit's fixed-route service increased slightly compared to 2013 (from 4.43 million to 4.47 million fixed route boardings). Vanpool ridership and Dial-A-Lift ridership remained fairly constant between 2013 to 2014 (at 760,000 boardings and 150,000 boardings each, respectively).