Transportation Services

Transportation for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

Older Adult Transportation Assistance (OATA)

The OATA service provides scheduled individualized rides to appointments and services which enhance the rider's ability to remain independent and in their own home. Door-to-door and accessible vehicle service is available. Service area is all of Dane County. This is generally a temporary transportation service. A completed Transportation Intake Form may be requested.

General Eligibility:
The OATA service is available to adults aged 60 and over and persons with disabilities who live in their own homes or apartments. Access to the OATA program is determined by Dane County Department of Human services and coordinated through the Transportation Call Center. Individuals who receive MA rides through Common Carrier Medical Assistance Transportation are not eligible for medical rides. Individuals enrolled in Long-Term Care through Family Care, Family Care Partnership and IRIS are not eligible.
Cost:
Passengers' co-pay is based on ability to pay. Funding for this program is limited and only rides which are not covered by other funding sources or ride programs are eligible.
How to Apply:
Contact your local senior service organization or contact the Transportation Call Center at (608) 242-6489 or TransportationCallCenter@countyofdane.com.