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 open to the public.
Trips outside service area or beyond traditional service hours will include a fee of $1.35 per mile plus the additional cost of $10.00 per hour if drive time exceeds one hour. An hourly cost may be used of $45.00 per hour or a combination of $1.35 per mile and/or $45.00 per hour depending on deadhead miles and wait time.
Services provided within city limits 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. Service link for the City of Coalgate will include transportation to and from Interstate carriers in Durant upon request. Fees for such service will include a $25 per passenger charge. 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*|
|Children Under 5||Free||Free|
|6 yrs - 10 yrs||$2.00||$5.00|
*Call county dispatch office for pricing on county rides greater than 15 miles or for special trip pricing.
ALL FARES ARE ONE WAY
(TTY) For persons with hearing or speech impairments, contact the operator assisted relay at (cell) 711 or 1-800-722-0353.
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Public Transportation (SORTS)
Ardmore (580) 226-5730
Coalgate (580) 927-2381
Durant (580) 924-1177
Marietta (580) 226-5730
SORTS buses will not operate on the following Holidays
• Christmas Eve & Christmas Day –
Dec. 24-26, 2019
• New Year's Day- Jan. 1
• Martin Luther King Day- Jan. 20
• President's Day- Feb. 17
• Memorial Day- May 25
• Independence Day- July 3
• Labor Day-September 7
• Columbus Day- Oct. 12
• Veteran's Day- Nov. 11
• Thanksgiving Day & the Day After- Nov. 226-27
• Christmas Eve & Christmas Day –
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 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