Category Archives: General

Hammond Transportation Replaces Diesel School Buses with Economical and Clean Propane Autogas

Local bus operator reduces emissions with 20 alternative fuel buses Twenty new school buses fueled by clean-burning, affordable propane autogas will begin operation for the new school year in the Parry Sound area on school bus routes operated by Hammond … Continue reading

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Corridor 11 Bus Celebrates One Full Year of Service

Muskoka, Ontario –Hammond Transportation is proud to celebrate one full year of providing Corridor 11 Bus service to riders in Muskoka. Despite unexpected setbacks in late 2012, which temporarily halted service, the Corridor 11 Bus hit the road permanently last … Continue reading

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Hammond Named Transportation Provider for Ontario Winter Games

Once again we are proud to be the transportation provider for the Ontario Winter Games which are taking place February 27th to March 2nd, with events in the Muskoka Region and as far south as the Barrie area. The Ontario … Continue reading

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Here We Grow Again!

We are pleased to announce that Hammond Transportation has reached an agreement to purchase the bus operations of Getaway Coach Lines! Effective Saturday February 15 we will take over the charter operations of Getaway Coach Lines; and on March 15 … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Orv Hammond

2014 is a very special year for all of us in the Hammond Transportation family as we celebrate Orv Hammond’s 70th year in business! By the way, Orvil also celebrates his 85th birthday on Feb. 23. Happy Birthday & Congratulations! … Continue reading

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The Road Explorer – Hammond Transportation Limited

Like the entire Hammond Transportation company, Muskoka Travel has thrived under controlled growth, thanks largely to its people, who include many long-time, dedicated employees. In 1944, the principal of Bracebridge High School advised 14-year-old Orvil Hammond to quit school and enter … Continue reading

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Corridor 11 Bus Expands Schedule to Meet Rider Needs

Corridor 11 Bus Expands Schedule to Meet Rider Needs Muskoka Ontario – As promised, Hammond Transportation listened to feedback from riders and residents across Muskoka and expanded its Corridor 11 Bus schedule to meet local needs. The bus will continue … Continue reading

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Hammond expands Coach & Limousine business with purchase from Sinton

For Immediate Release Effective Friday March 15, 2013 Hammond Transportation has taken over the coach and limo business of Sinton Transportation of Barrie. The transaction will expand Hammond’s motorcoach fleet to 19 coaches and will add two limousines, a limo … Continue reading

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Corridor 11 Bus Back on the Road with Temporary Complimentary Rides within Muskoka

For Immediate Release Muskoka, Ontario – Hammond Transportation is pleased to announce that as of December 3, 2012 the Corridor 11 Bus will be back on the road again — but warns that the fight for a full permanent license … Continue reading

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Hammond Transportation – Business of the Year!

And the Winner Is… Smartax Business Services South presented the 19th Annual Bracebridge Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Business Achievement Awards on Wed. Nov. 14, 2012 at the Rotary Centre for Youth. Almost 100 people came out to celebrate excellence in … Continue reading

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