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CHEROKEE STRIP TRANSIT


Rita Kroll, Director
622 Comanche
P.O. Box 344
Garber, OK 73738
Phone: (580) 863-2279
FAX: (580) 863-2277
E-mail: rkroll@nodawireless.net clerk@nodawireless.net
Website: http://www.nodanet.org/cherokee.htm

Profile

Cherokee Strip Transit, a division of Northern Oklahoma Development Authority began operations in 1995, and is a demand response transportation system that is open to the public. The service area for Cherokee Strip Transit includes the towns of Cherokee, Garber, Covington, Billings, Fairmont, Breckenridge, Perry, Waukomis, Tonkawa, Ponca City, Blackwell, Kingfisher, Watonga, and Hunter. Incidental trips to other nearby communities are also provided as needed as well as trips to Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Cherokee Strip Transit’s main office is located in Garber, but satellite offices are located in Blackwell, Cherokee, Tonkawa, Perry, Kingfisher, and Watonga. These offices service those towns and surrounding areas. Scheduling and dispatching for all offices are coordinated through the Garber CST office.


Hours of operation, routes and fares are subject to change.
Please contact the transit provider for up-to-date information
regarding services and fees

OPERATING SCHEDULE


CST is a transportation project which provides demand respond services. Service hours are based on customer accommodations if possible. Recommendation for intercity and out of town travel if possible is to schedule up to 3 days in advance to better met the need. In locations where in-town transportation is provided, service hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Office Hours are also Monday through Friday, 8:30 am till 4:30 pm.


FARE SCHEDULE (one way)
In-town fares: $  1.50 per stop
Garber//Enid: $ 15.00
Billings/ Enid: $ 25.00
Billings/ Perry: $ 20.00
Covington/ Enid: $ 20.00
Oklahoma City /Tulsa: $110.00

FLEET INFORMATION
Total vehicles: 44
Accessible: 35
Average age of fleet: 3 years
Condition: Good
Replacement Schedule: ( Three-year period )
2011 One vehicle
2012 One vehicle
2013 One vehicle

STATISTICS
RIDERSHIP:
Ridership Total: 78,014
Elderly: 25,409
Disabled: 2,384
Elderly/Disabled: 567

MILEAGE:
Revenue Miles: 1,156,151.4
Passenger Miles: 985,848.1

PERSONNEL/FACILITIES INFORMATION
Administrative Facilities: 1504 square feet
Six Satellite Transportation offices
Maintenance Facilities: Offsite by local vendor
Staffing: Full time - 6
Part time - 42


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