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Video clips of the art in the Métro

Video clips of the art in the Métro

Nouvelle

The Montréal Métro is truly an art gallery. Dozens of murals, stained glass panels and sculptures of all shapes and colours were installed in most of the network’s 68 stations, for the enjoyment and benefit of all métro riders. As their public steward, STM is also responsible for showcasing the works of art, a collection envied by several subway systems around the world. It is a great source of pride for STM, as well as for most passengers.

Moving toward electrification!  The STM is starting its tests on the fully electric BYD bus from china with passengers aboard

Moving toward electrification! The STM is starting its tests on the fully electric BYD bus from china with passengers aboard

Communiqué

From March 31 to April 25, clients will be able to board the electric-powered bus from the Chinese company Build Your Dreams (BYD), which the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is testing as part of a showcase project. This bus will travel on weekdays, notably in the Ahuntsic-Cartierville sector and, more particularly, on the following lines: 41 – Quartier St-Michel / Ahuntsic 53 – Saint-Laurent 56 – Saint-Hubert 135 – Esplanade 140 – Fleury 146 – Christophe-Colomb 171 – Henri-Bourassa 180 – De Salaberry 171 – Henri-Bourassa 180 – De Salaberry

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Affordable March-break family outings with the STM

Affordable March-break family outings with the STM

The Société de transport de Montréal is pleased to announce that the Family Outings program will be in effect during the school break from February 28 to March 9. A number of STM partners will be offering fare-card holders generous discounts to allow families to take full advantage of their break.

Extension of service points for the homeless : business, social, medical and cultural communities join forces to fight homelessness at five metro stations

Extension of service points for the homeless : business, social, medical and cultural communities join forces to fight homelessness at five metro stations

The Société de développement social de Ville-Marie (SDSVM), in partnership with the STM, the Fondation Armand J. Bombardier, the Makivik Corporation, the Ministère de l’Immigration et des Communautés culturelles and the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux, is proud to announce the expansion of the first service point for the homeless to five downtown metro stations for a three-year period.

Moving toward electrification!  STM to test a fully electric standard bus from China

Moving toward electrification! STM to test a fully electric standard bus from China

As part of a technology assessment project carried out with the Société de transport de l’Outaouais (STO), today, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) will begin testing a fully electric bus on loan from Chinese firm BYD (Build Your Dreams). The standard-size vehicle features distinctive outside markings highlighting the "green" benefits of its technology. Road testing on the streets of Montréal is expected to last until April 2014.

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Berri entrance temporarily closed

Berri entrance temporarily closed

The Berri entrance to Berri-UQAM station will be closed January 13 - 16 while existing doors are replaced by new pivoting doors.

Marie Turcotte receives an Individual Leadership Award from CUTA

Marie Turcotte receives an Individual Leadership Award from CUTA

Last November 27, Marie Turcotte received an Individual Leadership Award from the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA). This award of excellence recognizes a single major contribution made by an individual having resulted in the betterment of a public transit initiative on behalf of their organization.

STM projects win Boomerang  awards

STM projects win Boomerang awards

The STM’s revamped website stm.info and the « Unlock your City » interactive treasure hunts were part of the honour roll at the Prix Boomerang awards gala held by Infopresse. For the past 19 years, Boomerang has been the award of reference in terms of interactive communications in Québec.

Composition of the STM Board of Directors

On Thursday evening, Montréal’s agglomeration council confirmed all nominations to the STM Board of Directors, and the board’s membership is now known.