Boone County 

OATS Transit is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin. 

To schedule a ride in Boone County call the Columbia OATS Transit Office at 573-449-3789 or

800-269-6287. Calls must be made between the hours of 9:30 am and 5 pm Monday-Friday; at least 2 business days prior to appointment date.

Fares (one-way):

  • In-town: $2.50

  • Within county: $3.50  

  • Adjacent county: $4.50

  • Long distance (Beyond 2 Counties): $3.50 per county

To Columbia

From Ashland, Central Boone, Hallsville: 2nd, 3rd & 4th Monday each month

From Centralia, Harrisburg, Rocheport, Sturgeon: 2nd & 4th Wednesday each month

In-Town City of Columbia

  • Medical Appointments: Monday-Friday (8:30 am-4:30 pm) Medical appointments must be no later than 2:30 p.m. to ensure transportation for return home. 

  • Grocery Shopping: Monday-Friday (8:30 am-4:30 pm)

Seniors 65+ or 18-64 with a disability. 

Calls must be made between 8 am and 3 pm Monday-Friday; at least 7 to 10 business days prior to appointment. 


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