LATS is the public transportation system serving the City of Lawton, Oklahoma. LATS has been serving the residents of Lawton for over eighteen (18) years providing fixed route and para-transit service during those years. LATS is governed by the Trust, a body composed of the elected council members for Lawton. LATS has been managed on behalf of the Trust by HTG (Hendrickson Transportation Group). The buses move in clock-wise and counter clock-wise direction along with the routes with a fifteen minute separation between the directions of movement. LATS also operates a shuttle service to the Fort Sill Artillery Base. LATS operates a fixed route bus system five (5) days a week, being closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
Closed on Major Holidays:
New Year’s Day
LATS operates from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm on Monday – Friday and Saturday service has been temporarily suspended. LATS operates currently 6 routes.
LATS RULES OF CONDUCT
FOR THE SAFETY AND HEALTH OF ALL OUR VALUED RIDERS!
- 1. Face Mask covering both nose and mouth are mandatory, per federal guidelines on all LATS property including facilities. Face Shields are not allowed.
- 2. For the comfort of our passengers, eating and drinking are allowed. Drinks must have a lid. Your bus fare and tax dollars pay for and maintain LATS’ fleet and passenger amenities. Please help us keep the buses clean.
- 3. You need to be on the correct side of the street for the bus to stop. The bus will not wait for customers to cross the roadway.
- 4. Keep the seats next to you clear of your belongings so other passengers can have a seat. Stow boxes and parcels under your seat. Keep the aisles clear.
- 5. If you have to stand, please hold onto the hand rails or seat backs.
- 6. For your safety, do not stand in the ramp area or in front of the yellow line by the fare box.
- 7. You must use ear/headphones when listening to any music playing devices. This includes but is not limited to; tablets, cellphones or MP3 players.
- 8. Profanity, vulgar language and disorderly conduct are not allowed.
- 9. Tobacco/ Vapor products in LATS buses or vehicles are strictly prohibited.
- 10. ONLY Service animals are welcome.
- 11. Allow others to exit before boarding.
- 12. Deposit your fare directly into the fare box. Operators are not allowed to handle fares and will not make change.
- 13. Drivers cannot stop in construction zones. If the construction cones are in front of the bus stop please move to the outside of the cone were the bus can safely load you.