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 the United Way of Northeast Missouri. Kirk-Tran is operated by OATS, Inc. OATS has been contracted to use its 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 and travels within a 15 mile radius of downtown Kirksville. To schedule a ride, call 800-654-6287 Fare - $2.00 per one way trip anywhere inside the Kirksville city limits; $3.00 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. The route will repeat this schedule every hour. Times may vary by 10 minutes before or after scheduled time. Fare - $2.00 per one-way trip. Purchase a Punch Card for $20. Punch Cards can be purchased from the 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 in addition to boarding the bus at the specified stops listed on this bus schedule, 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. The pickup and drop off locations will be at the curb. Reservations must be made in advance, at least the day before, by calling 800-654-6287.