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 660-827-2611 or 800-276-6287.
Calls must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Listed below is the transportation schedule for Vernon County.
Service to Joplin:
1st Wednesday each month
Service to Bolivar:
2nd Thursday and 3rd Friday each month
Service to El Dorado Springs:
2nd Wednesday each month
Service to Springfield:
3rd Tuesday each month
Service to Nevada:
1st Friday each month
Monday-Friday: 9:00a.m. to 1:00p.m.
Vernon County Committee Meetings:
2nd Monday each month.
Nevada Senior Center at 10:00 a.m.
All meetings are open to the public.
$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 age 60+ and individuals with disabilities age 18-59 riding under the AAA contract do not have a set fare, but are asked to contribute a minimum amount for their rides.