Hammond’s Route 4 Now Stopping at IWC

HammondApril 26, 2006 – The Hammond Transit System now makes stops at the Indiana Welcome Center (IWC) located at I-80/94 and Kennedy Avenue south. The Route 4 bus operates on an hourly basis from approximately 6am to 6pm with shorter schedules on Saturdays.

The Route 4 bus previously serviced the River Park Apartments, adjacent to the Welcome Center. A bus station and signage outside IWC are scheduled for installation this summer. This route also provides transportation to downtown Hammond, Woodmar Mall and Wal-Mart, East Chicago South Shore station, Hessville, and Columbia Plaza.

This transportation provides a service option to the more than 100 hospitality employees at the surrounding hotels and restaurants.

The Hammond Transit System offers 6 convenient bus routes throughout Hammond, Whiting, and limited service to Munster, Highland, and the east side of Chicago. Chicago and the suburbs can be reached through transfer connections with the South Shore train, Pace, and CTA.

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