Kirk-Tran is the public transit service for the City of Kirksville. This service is a cooperative effort between the City of Kirksville, OATS, Inc., the Missouri Department of Transportation, the Federal Transit Administration, the Adair County SB-40 Developmental Disability Board, and United Way of Northeast Missouri. Kirk-Tran is operated by OATs, contracted to use their busses, drivers, and office staff to provide transportation services Monday through Saturday.
Kirk-Tran uses a demand-response system where point-to-point riders are scheduled in advance by calling the dispatch center. This system operates Monday through Friday, from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. Call 1.800.654.6287 to schedule a ride. Fare - $3.00 per one-way trip anywhere within Kirksville city limits; $4.00 per one-way trip outside of Kirksville city limits within a 15-mile radius of Downtown Kirksville. Children under 12 years of age, accompanied by a parent or guardian, ride free of charge.
Deviated Fixed Route
The Deviated Fixed Route operates Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Friday until 9:00 pm, and Saturday from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm and includes the stops listed in the "Kirk-Tran Deviated Fixed Route" link below. The route repeats this schedule every hour. Times may vary by ten minutes before or after the scheduled time. Fare - $3.00 per one-way trip. Purchase a Punch Card for $20 from a Deviated Fixed Route driver or the Finance Department counter at City Hall. You must have exact change for fares or to purchase a punch card. Children under 12 ride free and must be accompanied by an adult.
Kirk-Tran is a Deviated Fixed Route bus service. This means that passengers that cannot get to a bus stop can request to be picked up and dropped off up to ¾ of a mile off the bus route, in addition to boarding the bus at the specified stops listed on this bus schedule. The pickup and drop-off locations are at the curb. Reservations must be made the day before by calling 1.800.654.6287.