STM Opinions and Briefs

STM Opinions and Briefs

Public transportation: An economic force for Québec
Opinion presented as part of 2014-2015 Pre-Budget Consultations held by the Ministère des Finances et de l’Économie du Québec.  January 2014 (in French only)


The STM, a key ally for sustainable mobility and public transit electrification
Brief submitted to the Commission sur les enjeux énergétiques du Québec as part of a public consultation on energy issues, from greenhouse gas reductions to Québec’s energy self-sufficiency.  September 2013 (in French only)


Committee on Public Finance – Special consultations on the report entitled « Innovating for a Sustainable Retirement System »
STM brief submitted as part of special consultations held by the Committee on Public Finance on  the D’Amours Report.  August 2013 (in French only)


Taking on the challenges of sustainable mobility
STM brief submitted as part of the public consultation on Québec’s Sustainable Mobility Policy. June 2013 (in French only)


Public transportation: A sustainable mobility solution for promoting pedestrian safety in Montréal
Brief submitted to the City of Montréal’s Commission sur le transport et les travaux publics, as part of a public consultation entitled La traversée de la rue : Comment accroître la sécurité et le confort des piétons. (Crossing the street: How to increase the safety and comfort of pedestrians). May 2013 (in French only)


Public Transportation: A Driving Force for Canada’s Economy
Opinion presented to House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance as part of 2012 Pre-Budget Consultations.  October 2012 (in English)


The fight against climate change: STM’s leadership role in reducing GHG emissions
Brief submitted as part of consultations held by the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et des Parcs (MDDEP) du Québec on the 2013-2020 Climate Change Action Plan. April 2012 (in French only)


Funding public transit in the Greater Montréal area
Brief submitted jointly by the City of Montréal and the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) as part of consultations held by the transportation commission of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal.  April 2012 (in French only)


Public transportation: a factor of success for the region’s economic development
Opinion submitted as part of consultations on enhancing local economic development in the Agglomeration of Montréal held by the Standing Commission for urban and economic development and housing. April 2012 (in French only)


Maintaining assets and expanding the offer of public transit service
Brief submitted as part of 2012-2013 Pre-Budget Consultations held by the Ministère des Finances du Québec. January 2012 (in French only)


For efficient, structuring public transit systems in the Montréal area
Brief submitted by the STM to the CMM as part of consultations on a metropolitan land-use planning project.  September 2011 (in French only)


The Montréal taxi industry: a key partner in the transportation cocktail
Brief submitted as part of 2010-2011 Pre-Budget Consultations held by the Ministère des Finances du Québec.  February 2010 (in French only)


Having the means to make public transportation a success
Brief submitted as part of 2010-2011 Pre-Budget Consultations held by the Ministère des Finances du Québec.  February 2010 (in French only)


Quartier Bonaventure Project – For a comprehensive public transit solution
Brief submitted to the Office de consultation publique de Montréal regarding a preliminary draft for the redevelopment of the Bonaventure Expressway.  December 2009 (in French only)


Lowering greenhouse gases: the leadership role of the Société de transport de Montréal
Brief submitted as part of the National Assembly’s parliamentary committee work on climate change and GHG reduction targets for 2020. November 2009 (in French only)


Establishing an efficient public transit corridor between downtown Montréal and the West Island
Brief submitted to the Bureau d'audiences publiques sur l'environnement as part of consultations for the Turcot Interchange reconstruction project.  June 2009 (in French only)


Bill 61 – An Act Respecting the Agence des partenariats public-privé du Québec
Brief submitted to the Committee on Public Finance.  November 2004 (in French only)


For a better synergy between transportation and land-use
Brief submitted by the STM to the Office de consultation publique de Montréal as part of a review of Montréal’s urban plan.  June 2004 (in French only)


Choosing public transportation today to face the changes of tomorrow
Brief prepared as part of 2004-2005 Pre-Budget Consultations by the Québec Minister of Finance. February 2004 (in French only)


Choosing public transportation for the sustainable development of Canadian society
Brief prepared as part of 2003 Pre-Budget Consultations by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance.  November 2003 (in French only)


Public transportation: an environmental choice
Brief prepared as part of public hearings on implementing the Kyoto Protocol in Québec.  February 2003 (in French only)


Choosing public transportation
Brief submitted by the STM to the Commission de consultation (advisory board) on improving mobility between Montréal and the South Shore.  April 2002 (in French only)

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