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OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age or income.
To schedule a ride, call the local contact: Bowling Green, Margaret Clark, 573-324-4144; Clarksville, Mildora Carson, 573-242-3584 or Gracie Wyatt, 573-242-3827; Frankford, Dorthy Adams, 573-784-2690, or Dorothy McCarthy, 573-784-2333; Louisiana, Bette Maxwell, 573-754-3811 or Mildora Carson, 573-242-3584; Paynesville, Rose Webb, 573-847-2341.
April schedule: every Tuesday morning, Bowling Green in town; every Tuesday afternoon, Louisiana, Clarksville and Paynesville to Bowling Green in town; first Wednesday, Pike County to Hannibal; second Wednesday, Pike County to Troy; fourth Wednesday, Pike County to Bowling Green; fifth Wednesday, Pike County to Wentzville.
In addition to the above schedule, transportation is now available twice a month to Columbia on the “Weekly Express.” The pick up points are Louisiana, Bowling Green and Curryville. For more information, call 1-800-654-6287.
The county committee meeting will be held Wednesday, March 27 at the Louisiana Nutrition Site at 1 p.m. All OATS meetings are open to the public.
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 an individual or group needs transportation services beyond what is scheduled in the county, OATS may be able to meet that need. For schedules or more information call 1-800-654-6287 or visit the 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.
Help keep public transportation available for the day when you or a loved one might need it! Send your contribution to: Audrey Scher, OATS, Inc., Pike County Support Committee Treasurer’s:
509 West South, Apt 1106, Bowling Green, MO 63334.