Cimarron Public Transit Program began in 1999, to address unmet transportation needs in Creek, Kay, Osage, and Pawnee Counties. In 2013, the program expanded into Washington County.
Annually, the program applies to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, Transit Programs Division, for federal funds under Section 5311, nonurbanized area formula grant program and maintains contracts with Head Start, DHS-TANF; SoonerRide, Cherokee Nation, Developmental Disability Services Division, INCOG Area Agency on Aging; City of Ponca City, City of Bartlesville, City of Bristow, RSVP, Ponca CIty Development Authority and Wound Care Specialists.
All services are provided by agency personnel. Drivers must pass pre-employment screenings to include: National Background, drug screen and Motor Vehicle Report. Drivers are subject to random drug and alcohol tests. The agency has a no tolerance policy for positive test results.
Drivers receive on the job training to include: drug and alcohol training; defensive driving; passenger assistance and disability etiquette; hands on wheelchair securement and first aid/CPR.
Cimarron Transit ensures that no person or groups of persons shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, age, national origin, disability/handicap, or income status, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any and all programs, services or activities administered by Cimarron Transit.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Cimarron Transit will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, upon request. To request an accommodation, please call 580-718-0444 or Oklahoma Relay at 1-800-722-0353.
If information is needed in another format or language, call (580) 718-0444.
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