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 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. Calls must be made 24-48 hours in advance. Listed below is the transportation schedule for Boone County.

To Columbia From:

Ashland, Central Boone, Hallsville, Centralia, Harrisburg, Rocheport, and Sturgeon: 

  • 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Monday each month

In-Town City of Columbia:  (For Seniors 65+ or 18-64 with a disability only)

Medical Appointments:

  • Monday-Friday: 8:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.

  • Medical appointments must be no later than 2:30p.m. to ensure transportation for return home. 


Grocery Shopping:

  • Monday-Friday: 8:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.

Fares (One-Way):

  • In – Town: $2.00

  • Within County: $3.00  

  • Adjacent County: $4.00

  • Long Distance (beyond two counties): $3.00 per county