Welcome to N.O.T.A.
The North Oakland Transportation Authority (NOTA) is a door to door demand response transportation service for the senior, disabled and low income residents of Orion, Oxford and Addison Townships and the Villages of Lake Orion, Oxford and Leonard since 2001. NOTA operates 14 routes Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and limited service until 9 p.m. for work rides. Weekend service includes 2 local routes Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. NOTA has 20 vehicles with 16 wheelchair accessible. In 2016, NOTA drove 436,000 miles and provided 33,879 rides to seniors, disabled and low income residents. The residents NOTA serves are transit dependent individuals who need help getting to medical appointments, dialysis, grocery shopping, work, church, senior centers, community events or other necessary rides in our service area. Rides are priority based and first come first served basis. A 3 day advance notice is strongly suggested to give you the best chance of having availability. No ride is guaranteed. Appointments can be reserved up to a month and recurring rides can be requested.
The service area includes 222 square miles with the following boundaries:
North- Davison Lake Road (Oakland County Border)
East-Van Dyke Road
South-Square Lake Road
The cost for the service is a nominal fee of $1 for all one way rides to Orion, Oxford and Addison Townships and $2 for all other one way rides in our service area. Riders must have exact fare or tokens only. Tokens are on sale for $10 for 11 tokens.
Registration is required to use NOTA’s service and an application can be found on our Application to Ride tab. Please include proof of residency with your application. If you are disabled, a professional verification form is also required.
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Work Rides until 9 p.m.)
Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Limited service to Addison, Orion and Oxford only)
Sunday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m (Limited service to Addison, Orion and Oxford only)
Hours for Scheduling a Ride: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Voicemail is not available to schedule rides, you must speak to a Dispatcher.
Question on the application process please call Doug at (248) 693-7100.
We can now accept Ride request/Cancellations thru E-Mail using Dispatchers@ridenota.org
Work schedules can be sent in by Fax at 248.693.7270
Due to resent Phone issues we have added another phone line for Dispatch: 248.343.1687