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Public Transportation (SORTS)

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Beginning October 1, 2021, all Farebox Rates for City rides will be $2.00 except for children under 5. Children under 5 will ride for free.

County rides up to 15 miles will be $5.00. For county rides beyond 15 miles please call the county dispatch office for pricing. Ticket purchases will be blue tickets only at $2.00 per ticket.

Reminder: All fares are one way

SORTS provides for all transit needs such as rides to work, school, shopping, medical appointments, dining or just visiting friends. SORTS vehicles meet ADA requirements with wheelchair-accessible vans and buses available in all areas of service. SORTS complies with all ADA requirements including operator-assisted relay services for persons with hearing or speech impairments.

All our drivers are trained in safety, have background checks, pass random drug and alcohol testing, have clean driving records and possess a valid CDL/and medical card with passenger endorsement. 

General hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. However, Sooner Ride and Work routes are scheduled outside our primary service hours including weekends and evenings.  Additional public transportation is also available outside traditional hours as required and all are open to the public. 

Trips outside the service area or beyond traditional service hours will be scheduled on a case-by-case basis and will be based on but not limited to $2.25 per mile. This fee may be lowered or raised based on time and distance. An hourly cost may be used of $45.00/or more per hour depending on time and distance for deadhead miles. 



SORTS History

ADA Policy


New SORTS BusServices are provided within city limits from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please schedule rides 24 hours in advance if possible with a minimum of 1-hour notice.

Towns outside the city limits are served one day per week.

Sooner Ride and Work routes are scheduled outside primary service hours including weekends and evenings. Additional public transportation is also available outside traditional hours as required and all open to the public.

SORTS provides transportation links to Interstate transportation carriers in all the counties we serve. Anyone wishing transportation to or from interstate carriers should call our office for availability and schedules at the numbers below. Links to and from interstate carriers in Ardmore are also available and can be accessed by calling the number listed for your area. 

Fare Box Rates City County up to 15 miles*
Public $2.00 $5.00
Seniors $2.00 $5.00
Disabled $2.00 $5.00
Children Under 5 Free Free

*Call county dispatch office for pricing on county rides greater than 15 miles or for special trip pricing. 



(TTY) For persons with hearing or speech impairments, contact the operator-assisted relay at (cell) 711 or 1-800-722-0353.

Click the county below to view more information. 

Name Location Phone
Bryan County Durant 580-924-1177
Carter County Ardmore 580-226-5730
Coal County Coalgate 580-927-2381
Love County Marietta 580-226-5730


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SORTS Contact Numbers

Public Transportation (SORTS)

Ardmore (580) 226-5730
Coalgate (580) 927-2381
Durant (580) 924-1177
Marietta (580) 226-5730

SORTS Holiday Schedule

SORTS buses will not operate on the following Holidays

2024 Holidays

• New Year's Day- Jan. 1

• Martin Luther King Day- Jan. 15

• President's Day- Feb. 19

• Good Friday Day- Mar. 29

• Memorial Day- May 27

• Juneteenth Day- June 19

• Independence Day- July 4

• Labor Day-September 2

• Columbus Day- Oct. 14

• Veteran's Day- Nov. 11

• Thanksgiving Day & the Day After- Nov. 28 & 29

• Christmas Holiday  – Dec. 24, 25, & 26

Civil Rights

Southern Oklahoma Rural Transportation System (SORTS)

Notifying the Public of Rights Under Title VI

SORTS operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with SORTS.

For more information on SORTS' civil rights program, and the procedures to file a complaint, contact (580) 924-5331, email, or visit our administrative office at 1502 N. 1st Ave., Durant, OK  74701. 

A complainant may file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration by filing a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights, Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor-TCR, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE, Washington, DC  20590

If information is needed in another language, contact (580) 924-5331

Title VI

Title VI Complaint Procedure

Title VI Complaint Form


Title VI Physical Locations

Durant Office – 1502 N. 1st Ave.

Ardmore Office – 201 A Street SW

Coalgate Office – 210 N. Main Street

Marietta Office –  910 W. Main Street