Call A Ride Public Transit began operations in 1974 as a transportation service for senior citizens in Ada, OK. The program expanded in 1983 to include services to persons with disabilities and to the public, and expanded to include all of Pontotoc County in 1998. An emphasis is placed on groups such as minorities, adolescents and families. Discounted fares are available to Senior Citizens (55 years of age and older), persons with disabilities, and East Central University students. Primary service is call demand within Pontotoc County and to major bus lines and Amtrak depots in surrounding counties.