Dade County 

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

To schedule a ride in Dade County call the OATS Transit office at 417-887-9272 or 800-770-6287.


  • To Bolivar: 1st Thursday each month

  • To Joplin: 2nd Thursday each month

  • To Greenfield/Lockwood: 3rd, 4th, and 5th Thursday each month

Fares (one-way):

  • In-town Springfield: $1.50 

  • In-town Rural Communities: $1

  • In-County: $1.50 

  • Adjacent County: $2.50

  • Long-Distance (3 Counties or more) $10 round-trip or $6 one-way

  • Additional cost per each en route stop is $1

*Routes funded by Area Agencies on Aging suggest a contribution for senior citizens (60+) and age 18-59 disabled.