Fostering independence by providing mobility options

Our mission is to provide coordinated transportation services for all citizens of the Brookings area


Per TSA regulations, masks are mandatory on all forms of public transportation for everyone. This includes BATA. Current mask mandate expires January 18, 2022.

Need to schedule rides to or from school for your child?

Click the button to the right to read more about our Youth Transportation services!

Please Review BATA's Covid-19 Riding Guidelines & Information


Lack of transportation to and from school is an issue for many struggling families this year. You can help! BATA is using this year's gifts to assist in the cost of transportation for  area students.

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Advance reservations must be scheduled during our listed dispatch hours

Call Bata Dispatch at 605.692.2222 or toll free at 855-962-9120 to schedule a ride.

Our transportation service is available to anyone within the greater Brookings County Area. Youth, the general public, elderly and disabled passengers request our service for a variety of transportation needs.

Our passengers schedule rides to work, school, the Sioux Falls Airport, medical appointments, shopping trips and more! We encourage our passengers to schedule rides at least the day before transportation is needed. Please call our dispatch office and schedule your transportation today!

Hours of Service

BATA hours are Monday through Friday from 5:00am to 6:00pm. Added evening hours will be available soon. Please watch our website and Facebook for updates!

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"Our mission to provide coordinated transportation services for all citizens of the Brookings area and to foster independence by providing mobility options is done so by allowing dignity, integrity and compassion to all those we serve."


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