OATS Transit is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.
To schedule a ride in Barry County call the OATS Transit office at 417-887-9272 or 1-800-770-6287.
In-town Springfield: $1.50
In-town Rural Communities: $1
Adjacent County: $2.50
Long-Distance (3 Counties or more): $5
*Routes funded by Area Agencies on Aging suggest a contribution for senior citizens (60+) and age 18-59 disabled.
To Springfield: 1st Monday each month
To Joplin: 2nd & 4th Mondays each month
To Rogers: 3rd Monday each month
To Neosho: 3rd Wednesdays each month
To Mt. Vernon: 4th Wednesday each month
To Monett from
Cassville, Purdy, Rural Monett: 1st, 3rd, 4th Tuesday each month
Barry County: 1st Friday each month
To Cassville from
Monett, Purdy, Rural Cassville: 2nd Tuesday each month
Seligman, Washburn, Exeter: 1st, 2nd, 4th Thursday each month
Barry County Senior Box: 3rd Friday of the month (after the 1st Monday)
Cassville Area: Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri
Barry County Employment Transportation: Monday-Friday
Monett in-town: Monday-Friday
Long distance medical transportation is also available from Barry County to Springfield via the Weekly Express on every Wednesday each month. Trips must be scheduled 48 hours in advance by calling the OATS Office at 1-800-770-6287.
County Committee Meeting: Meetings are currently suspended due to COVID-19. 2nd Wednesday every other month (Jan, March, May, July, etc.); 10:00 am at Happy House in Monett. All OATS meetings are open to the public!