Category Archives: General

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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Show Your Support for the Corridor 11 Bus

Hammond Transportation is disappointed to announce that due to regulatory issues we are forced to temporarily discontinue the Corridor 11 Bus service as of Wednesday, October 17. Passenger transportation in Ontario is regulated through the Ontario Highway Transport Board (OHTB). … Continue reading

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Hammond Transportation & Parkbus to expand city-to-park bus network this summer…

Hammond Transportation is once again proud to work with Parkbus to expand their popular city-to-park express bus service in the upcoming 2012 season. Destinations now include Algonquin Provincial Park, Killarney Provincial Park, Bruce Peninsula National Park and Tobermory. We have … Continue reading

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Outstanding Business of the Year

We are excited to announce, with our congratulations to other recipients from the Port Sydney Chamber of Commerce: OUTSTANDING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 2011 – 2 awards were presented at the Chamber Christmas Dinner Event Beverly Woods, Sutton Group Muskoka … Continue reading

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Family attitude and atmosphere rank high for best bus line

The Hammond family has been in the business of moving people throughout Muskoka and beyond for more than 65 years, ever since Orvil Hammond started up his first taxi. Now managed by his son, Greg, Hammond Transportation offers everything from … Continue reading

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