Vernon County

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.

Fares (one-way):

  • $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.