Bicycles are welcome

In the métro

You can take your bike with you in the métro, as long as you follow these safety rules:

Safety rules

  • You must be at least 14 years old or accompanied by an adult
  • Bikes are allowed only during these time periods: 
    Monday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and after 7 p.m.
    All day Saturday, Sunday, and on legal holidays
    Bikes may be not allowed in métro cars during certain events
  • Bikes allowed only in the front car
  • A maximum of six (6) bikes allowed in the front car of any given train
  • Allow other passengers to enter or exit before you
  • At all times, hold your bike next to you; do not lean it against the seats or walls

It is strictly forbidden to do the following:

  • Ride a bicycle or use any other means of transportation, including tricycles, unicycles, scooters, skateboards, or rollerblades, inside métro stations
  • Transport gas-powered scooters; see By-law R-036, which prohibits the transportation of hazardous materials
  • Park a bike in a métro station; you must always keep it with you.

Restrictions during major events

The STM reserves the right to restrict bicycle access during major events, planned or otherwise, that generate heavy ridership.  Schedule of restrictions

Bicycle stands

Bike stands are always available near métro stations. Number of bicycle stands available at each station.

Bicycle slides

The STM is currently testing bicycle slides at Longueuil—Université-de-Sherbrooke and Viau stations. The slides allow you to access the platform without having to lift your bicycle.

Instructions for using bicycle slides 

On buses

The bike racks now available on eight bus lines allow you to transport two bikes 24/7, from April 15 to November 15.

for loading bikes on racks

Do you have a folding bicycle?

You can take it on the bus and métro at all time as long as it remains folded, does not interfere with the movement of passengers or employees and does not compromise the safety people or vehicules.

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