OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.
From Pike County to:
Bowling Green, fourth Wednesday
Hannibal, Thursdays (*See Below)
Bowling Green (In Town), Tuesdays a.m.
Louisiana, Clarksville, and Paynesville to Bowling Green, Tuesday p.m.
*For Thursday route to Hannibal – call 800-654-6287 for reservations
To schedule a ride on any of these routes, call the
contact number in your town:
Bowling Green, Margaret Clark, 573-324-4144
Clarksville, Gracie Wyatt, 573-242-3827
Eolia/Paynesville, JoAnne Hammuck, 573-847-2266
Frankford, Dorothy McCarthy, 573-784-2333; Dorothy Adams, 573-784-2690
Louisiana, Bette Maxwell, 573-754-3811; Gracie Wyatt, 573-242-3827
Paynesville, Rose Webb, 573-847-2341
Contract Trip, Lorretta Brown, 573-324-5878
County Committee Meeting: Aug. 28, Bowling Green Hi-Rise, 1 p.m. All OATS meetings are open to the public.
To Columbia and St. Louis on the
First, second and fourth Wednesdays: Service along Hwys 24, 61, and 40/61 from Palmyra to Hannibal to New London to Bowling Green to Troy to St. Louis. The bus will deviate five miles off of Hwys 24, 61 and 40/61 to pick riders up. If you live beyond the five miles you will meet the bus at a pick up point.
Third and fifth Wednesdays: Service along Hwys 24, 61, and I70 from Palmyra to Hannibal to New London to Bowling Green to Troy to St. Louis. The bus will deviate five miles off of Hwys 24, 61 and I70 to pick riders up. If you live beyond the five miles you will meet the bus at a pick up point.
Second Friday: Hwy 54 and I70 from Louisiana to Bowling Green to Vandalia to Mexico to Kingdom City to Columbia. The bus will deviate five miles off of Hwys 54 and I70 to pick riders up. If you live beyond the five miles you will meet the bus at a pick up point.
For More Information or To Schedule a Ride on the Weekly Express Call 1-800-654-6287
“Anyone can ride! OATS, Inc. Is not just for seniors, but for Rural Missourians regardless of age or income that are in need of transportation. Individuals, organizations, groups, or agencies may contract with OATS for transportation services. Special Agreements may extend for as little as one hour or for one year with an option for renewal. If you or your group need transportation services beyond what is scheduled in the county, OATS might be able to accommodate you. For schedules or more information call your regional office at 1-800-654-6287, or visit our website at www.oatstransit.org.”
OATS is funded, in part, through contracts with the Missouri elderly and Handicapped Transportation Assistance Program (MEHTAP), the Northeast Missouri Area Agency on Aging, the Missouri department of transportation, rider donations, and private contributions. OATS is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V, non-profit, tax-exempt organization.