Several routes between area communities are scheduled throughout the month of August. OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion or national origin.

Several routes between area communities are scheduled throughout the month of August. OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion or national origin.

From Marion County to:

Hannibal: Tuesday, Aug. 8 Palmyra: 8 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2 Quincy: Wednesday, August 9 and Wednesday, Aug. 16

From Palmyra to:

Hannibal 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2

To schedule a ride, call the OATS Office at 800-654-6287. To schedule a ride for Contract Trips, Call the volunteer OATS contact Shirley Martin at 573-221-5473.

Hannibal in town: Monday through Friday

To schedule a ride, call 800-654-6287 between 8:00 a.m. and 3 p.m., at least 24 hours in advance

To Columbia and St Louis on the Weekly Express:

Tuesday: Service along Hwys 36, 15, 24 and 63 from Palmyra to Hannibal to Monroe City to Shelbina to Paris to Moberly to Columbia. The bus will deviate five miles off of Hwys 36, 15, 24 and 63 to pick riders up. If you live beyond the five miles, you will meet the bus at a pick up point. 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. Thursday: Service along Hwys 36, 24 and 63 from Palmyra to Hannibal to Monroe City to Paris to Moberly to Columbia. The bus will deviate five miles off of Hwys 36, 24 and 63 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.