Cole County 

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

To schedule a ride in Cole County call the call the Columbia OATS Transit office at 573-449-3789 or 800-269-6287. Calls must be made between the hours of 930 am and 5 pm Monday-Friday; at least 24-48 hours in advance.


Cole County to Jefferson City: 1st and 3rd Wednesday each month

City of Jefferson City

Medical Appointments & Grocery Shopping: Monday-Friday | 10:00 am-2:00 pm

To schedule a ride in Jefferson City, call the Mid-Missouri OATS Transit office, at 1-800-269-6287.

Calls must be made at least 24-48 hours prior to appointment.

Seniors 65+ or 18-64 with a disability. 


Fares (one-way):

  • In – Town: $2.00

  • Within County: $3.00  

  • Adjacent County: $4.00

  • Long Distance (Beyond 2 Counties): $3.00 per county