Category Archives: General

Bus Service Offers Muskoka Residents Free Ride to Vaccination Clinics

March 17, 2021 GRAVENHURST — The District of Muskoka has partnered with Hammond Transportation to give eligible residents in remote areas a lift to COVID-19 vaccine clinics. Vaccination clinics are established in Bracebridge and Huntsville, but Gravenhurst Mayor Paul Kelly … Continue reading

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District of Muskoka Launches Transportation Service to COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

March 08, 2021 BRACEBRIDGE — The on-demand transportation service is available as of today. Thanks to funding from the provincial government, The District of Muskoka has partnered with Hammond Transportation Ltd. The purpose of this transportation service is to bring … Continue reading

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On-Demand Transportation Service for COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

March 08, 2021 BRACEBRIDGE — Through funding provided by the Province of Ontario, The District Municipality of Muskoka (the District) has partnered with Hammond Transportation Ltd. to provide eligible residents with accessible transportation to the COVID-19 vaccination clinics located in … Continue reading

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District Makes Improvements to the Corridor 11 Bus

October 30, 2020 BRACEBRIDGE — The District of Muskoka has worked with Hammond Transportation to improve the Corridor 11 bus that serves the Muskoka area. The bus travels along Highway 11 between Huntsville and Barrie with stops in Port Sydney, … Continue reading

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Hammond Transportation celebrates 75 years in Muskoka and area

December 03, 2019 BRACEBRIDGE — Muskokans have seen the Hammond name on the side of buses for decades, but 2019 marks a milestone achievement for the company as it celebrates 75 years moving people from point A to point B. … Continue reading

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Orvil Keith Hammond

February 23, 1929 – November 11, 2017 Orvil Hammond was the grandson of an English Home Boy and Muskoka pioneer. His parents instilled a sense of responsibility and entrepreneurship in he and his siblings at an early age, and Orv … Continue reading

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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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