New Growth Transit
Transportation Solutions, Improved Regional Mobility

Call 417-283-7991 today!

                     What is New Growth Transit?

New Growth Transit, an affiliate of West Central Missouri Community Action Agency, provides a volunteer driver network that offers rides to residents throughout the region. Volunteer drivers are reimbursed per mile. 

Interested in the program? Call 417-283-7991, or 660-476-2185, ext. 3162

Employers — check out our new Vanpool program through Commute with Enterprise!

Connecting the State 

Serving 11 Missouri Counties

The New Growth Transit service area includes the nine-county West Central Missouri Community Action Agency region in west central Missouri (Bates, Benton, Cass, Cedar, Henry, Hickory, Morgan, St. Clair, and Vernon). A related program is operated by Jefferson Franklin Community Action Corporation in Jefferson and Franklin Counties in east central Missouri. Plans for expansion to other parts of the state are currently under consideration.



Drive for Us!

Help out your neighbors and community — drive for West Central!

 Our volunteer drivers help their neighbors and community! They use their personal vehicle and choose when they want to donate their time. Drivers are reimbursed at the Federally approved rate, $.655/mile.


Click Here to print the application form!

After completing, return to

New Growth Transit

112 West 4th

Appleton City, Missouri 64724

or drop by the Transportation Office at

125 North Main

Nevada, Missouri   64772. 

Driver FAQ’s

  • Reimbursed mileage does not affect drivers living on a fixed income (Reimbursement is not taxable income)
  • All drivers are trained and certified in the program
  • After receiving certification, drivers are covered by CIMA Volunteer Insurance 
  • Drivers choose their own schedule – accept only the rides that meet their availability and preferred location

Need A Ride?

New Growth Transit schedules the rides you need!

  • Medical appointments
  • Physical therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Grocery shopping
  • Banking
        • Other essential personal business


Rides provided where YOU need to go!

  • No fixed routes
  • Schedule appointments locally or in a nearby community (including Springfield, Bolivar, Columbia, Kansas City, Joplin, St. Louis)
  • Rides are provided/scheduled based on Driver Availability


Commute with Enterprise

Vanpool to Work

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New Growth Transit vanpooling through Commute with Enterprise is now available throughout the service area!

Benefits to Business:

  • Attract and retain top talent by offering commuting as an attractive benefit
  • Reduce parking infrastructure and related costs with fewer cars commuting to work
  • Improve your company’s environmental sustainability by reducing its carbon footprint

Benefits to Employees:

  • Share a ride, reduce personal costs – save up to $500 per month/$6,000 per year
  • Put fewer miles on your personal vehicle; reduce maintenance costs, repairs, and retain value
  • Driving your car less may lower your auto insurance
  • Commute with Enterprise participation may create eligibility for certain financial incentives – Contact the sponsoring business for more information!
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New Growth Transit LLC

125 South Main

Nevada, MO 64772

Call 417-283-7991, or 660-476-2185, ext. 31

Kelly Ast, Chief Regional Mobility Officer

[email protected]

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West Central Missouri Community Action Agency

112 West 4th Street

Appleton City, MO  64724

Phone: 660-476-2185    Email: [email protected]