Transportation Services


Bayfield County recently hosted a transportation summit. The day-long workshop assisted attendees to understand the value and importance of transportation, and provide insight as to how transportation services may be delivered differently in the future. The presentation slide-show may be viewed by following this link: Transportation Summit Slideshow

Iron River to Ashland Route

A mini-van provides group trips each Friday from the Iron River area to Ashland. Reservations are required and there is a nominal fee charged for this service.

Barnes/Drummond/Cable Area Route to Hayward

A small bus operated by Namekagon Transit provides weekly service on Tuesdays from the Barnes, Drummond and Cable communities to Hayward. Reservations are not required but are helpful; there is a nominal fee charged for this service.

Washburn Area Blue Goose

Demand responsive, door to door service in the Washburn area operates Monday through Friday. Reservations can be made by calling 715-682-9664, which is the Bay Area Rural Transit (BART) dispatch. There is a nominal fee charged for this service.

Volunteer Driver Program

Rides can be provided for non-emergency appointments to people over the age of 60 or disabled individuals who have no other access to transportation. Prior authorization is required, and there is a copayment charged for this service.