OATS Transit is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.
To schedule a trip in Vernon County call the Sedalia OATS Transit office at 660-827-2611 or 800-276-6287. Calls must be made at least 24 hours in advance.
$2.50 for in-town riders
$5.00 for county service
The fare charges only apply to Senior Center Buses and Area Wide Buses. Seniors 60+ and Individuals with disabilities 18-59 riding under the AAA contract do not have a set fare, but are asked to contribute a minimum amount for their rides.
Joplin: 1st Wednesday each month
Bolivar: 2nd Thursday & 3rd Friday each month
El Dorado Springs: 2nd Wednesday each month
Springfield: 3rd Tuesdays each month
Nevada: 1st Friday each month
Nevada in-town: Monday-Friday (9AM to 1PM)
Vernon County Committee Meetings: 2nd Monday each month, Nevada Senior Center, 10:00 a.m. All meetings are open to the public.