About Us

OATS, Inc. (dba OATS Transit) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation providing transportation to 87 counties in Missouri.


We provide specialized transportation for thousands of Missourians, including the rural general public, senior citizens and people with disabilities. Our transportation is available to everyone, regardless of age, race, gender, color, religion, or national origin.

OATS Transit offers a shared-ride, demand-response, door-to-door service. Many of our routes will connect you to other transportation services such as Amtrak, airports or intercity bus services. You can view our bus schedules here or by calling us at 888-875-6287. Our services range from taking toddlers to preschool, getting people to work each day, taking patients to life-saving medical appointments, and taking people shopping so they can continue living independently. We also offer contract transportation service for agencies.


Founded in 1971, OATS Transit has grown to be one of the largest and most unique systems of its kind in the country. Our company is committed to sustainability and the people who make up our employee workforce. Our commitment to cultural synergy and organizational change makes our team stronger and more efficient, which allows us to continue serving thousands of Missourians. Our commitment to Operating Above the Standard is what sets us apart from others!

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