Joint Media Release: Ontario Northland Seeks New Business Partner to Help Deliver Bus and Parcel Service to Huntsville

Posted On Friday October 16, 2020
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(HUNTSVILLE, ON) Ontario Northland is looking for a new location and business partner in Huntsville to provide a bus service starting in November 2020. This participating business partner, or agency, would collect a commission on ticket and parcel sales, in addition to benefiting from the increased traffic from passengers using the transit service.

“Transportation to and from Huntsville is a challenge for many without vehicles, and the Town feels that the Ontario Northland bus service needs to remain in Huntsville to continue providing this essential transportation and delivery service,” said Huntsville Mayor, Karin Terziano.

The Town urges any business interested in partnering with Ontario Northland to reach out to Marc Dubeau, Ontario Northland’s Operation Support Specialist, at marc.dubeau@ontarionorthland.ca or speak to the Economic Development Office at the Town of Huntsville.

“The ideal location would have a waiting area, employees on hand to sell tickets, parcel storage and pick up during business hours,” said Tracy MacPhee, Senior Director of Passenger Operations. “Huntsville is a busy location with eight stops per day, with over 600 packages coming in and out each year, and on average over 10,000 annual passenger trips. With the right partner, we can work together to deliver a great passenger and customer experience that will benefit the community.”

By partnering together, the community can continue to have access to regularly scheduled bus transportation.

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For more information, please contact:
Rebecca McGlynn
Director of Communications, Ontario Northland
705-472-4500 ext. 529
rebecca.mcglynn@ontarionorthland.ca

Scott Ovell
Economic Development Officer, Town of Huntsville
705-789-1751 ext. 3035
scott.ovell@huntsville.ca