OATS Transit now open for regular transportation service

RDN REPORTS
OATS Transit driver Darwin George stands with an OATS bus in front of the Veterans United Foundation.

OATS Transit is open for regular transportation service; however, riders are required to wear face coverings on the bus to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

To schedule a ride or find out about the service, call the OATS Transit office at 573-449-3789 or 800-269-6287. Visit www.oatstransit.org and click on the bus schedule tab for a particular county to see the full schedule. 

OATS Transit is available to anyone. 

Maries County

To schedule a ride in Maries County, call the Columbia OATS Transit office at 573-449-3789 or 800-269-6287 between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday — at least 24-48 hours in advance. For Maries County, OATS Transit’s route to Jefferson City is the first and third Monday each month, and the first Thursday each month to Rolla. 

Pulaski County

To schedule a ride in Pulaski County, call the Camdenton OATS Transit office at 573-346-9986 or 833-582-4960 between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday — at least 24-48 hours in advance. For Pulaski County, OATS Transit’s route to Dixon, Crocker and Richland to St. Robert is every Wednesday. The route from Waynesville to St. Roberts and the Pulaski County trip to the Waynesville Food Pantry is every Monday.