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With more than 400 million trips taken each year, the STM transit system is one of the safest in the world.
Still, incidents that could be avoided occur on a daily basis.
Below is a reminder of the habits you should adopt to limit your risk during your daily commute.
- Keep your distances - Pay attention to your belongings - Do not hold the doors open after the audible door closure signal sounds. - Never step down onto the tracks
- Keep your distances - Make eye contact - Cross the street at the right and at the right time - Hold on
- Signal your intentions - Stop at bus stops and stay behind the bus - Make eye contact - Pay attention to pedestrians who must cross the bicycle path to catch their bus - Do not ride your bike in bus loops and terminuses
- Hold the handrail - Mind the stairs - Avoid carrying bulky items - Ask for help with your stroller - Stand up - Face the same direction taken by escalator - Do not run