Transportation

Bringing people and resources together for over 40 years.

Services to assist people who do not drive to get around the community for shopping, social outings, and appointments.

Public Transit

Hamilton Street Railway (HSR) – Bus system for the greater Hamilton area with a Waterdown route including the Aldershot VIA Rail and GO Station.

HSR myRide – Waterdown’s on-demand bus route. This on-demand model is a “stop to stop” service that dynamically adjusts the route as customers request to be picked up and will improve the customer experience through more direct trips, quicker journeys and shorter wait times. Book a ride by downloading the HSR myRide app or by calling  905-528-4200

DARTS Hamilton – a door to door shared-ride service for persons with disabilities who are unable to access regular transit service.  DARTS uses wheelchair accessible buses and vans and may contract taxi services. Applications must be submitted to Accessible Transportation Services (ATS), a department of HSR.

Go Transit – commuter buses and trains to travel to other regions. From Aldershot Station you can travel:

  • east towards Toronto
  • west towards Windsor
  • to downtown Hamilton Centre with local HSR, GO Bus and Canada Coach routes to:
  • the Niagara and Kitchener-Waterloo areas

Volunteer Driving Services

Transportation Program, Canadian Red Cross – affordable transportation services for seniors and people with disabilities who are unable to access other means of transportation to medical appointments and treatments, therapy visits and adult programs. Registration and advance booking are required. Call 1-844-843-7331

Flamborough Drives – an affordable volunteer driving program to help connect clients who live in Flamborough who do not drive to social outings or appointments (medical appointments, dental appointments, the bank, drug store, etc.). Clients must be independently mobile (walker or cane is acceptable) and must give 5 business days’ notice in advance in order to provide enough time to book a volunteer driver. Costs are based on the length of your trip and will be set prior to your drive. To register for please call 905-689-7880.

Driver Companions, Spectrum Healthcare – a volunteer driver will accompany you or your loved one for the full duration of errands to shopping centres, medical appointments, grocery stores, banks, and social outings. Call Seniors for Seniors at 1-844-422-7399

Transportation Services, VON – Volunteer and paid drivers provide seniors and adults with disabilities transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, day programs and other appointments.  Call 905-529-0700 or 1-888-866-8515

Wheels of Hope (WOH) – The Canadian Cancer Society’s Wheels of Hope Transportation Program provides people living with cancer rides to and from their cancer treatment appointments. Dedicated volunteer drivers donate their time and use their own (or Society owned) vehicles to help people living with cancer get to the hospital or cancer centre. New patients who register are required to pay an annual registration fee. Patients under the age of 18 are exempt. Call 1-800-263-6750 for more information.

Shopping Buses

Community Shopping Bus – A bi-weekly DARTS van takes rural Flamborough adults who do not drive or have access to public transit to and from the Walmart Shopping plaza in Waterdown for a low fare.  Contact Flamborough Connects at 905-689-7880

Burlington Shopping Bus – Operated by Attridge Transportation, a bus runs every other Tuesday to Burlington Centre mall.  The bus picks up seniors in Waterdown on a scheduled route to the mall.  The cost is $6 per trip or 4 trips for $20.  Call 905-690-2632

Contact Us!

163 Dundas Street East Waterdown, Ontario Mailing address: P.O. Box 240, L0R 2H0 admin@flamboroughconnects.ca 905.689.7880 1.800.297.3427

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