The City of Raymore has entered into a three-year agreement with OATS Transit to offer free transportation services to residents of Raymore who are disabled and/or 60 or older. (City Council gave final approval at the Jan. 14, 2019 City Council meeting and transportation services start Jan. 16, 2019.)
Transportation services for shopping will be provided:
- the third Wednesday of the month
- any fifth Wednesday of the month
Transportation services for any non-emergency medical/dental appointments will also be provided the third Thursday of each month. These trips are limited to medical/dental appointments within 20 miles of the City, including:
- Cass Regional Medical Center
- St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City
- Belton Regional Medical Center
- Research Medical Center, Kansas City
- St. Luke's East Hospital, Lee's Summit
Residents will be able to schedule additional medical/dental locations on the third Thursday based upon vehicle and driver availability.
For further information or to schedule a ride, call 816-380-7433 or 1-800-480-6287 between 7 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Reservations will be accepted on a space-available basis and must be made at least 24 hours in advance.
Currently, residents can use OATS services through funding from other sources three days a month– covering three weeks a month. The agreement between the City of Raymore and OATS Transit allows for OATS service to be provided at least one day a week each month, with an additional day for specific non-emergency medical or dental appointments.
Learn more about OATS Transit here.