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Accessibility continues on the métro’s Green line

Accessibility continues on the métro’s Green line

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is making two more stations on the Green line universally accessible. Work to add elevators will begin in October at Angrignon and Jolicoeur stations.

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Beaudry métro station to reopen June 3

Beaudry métro station to reopen June 3

After being closed for eight months for major renovations, Beaudry station will reopen as planned on June 3. The work should be completed by March 2020, according to the original schedule.

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New measures related to the change in STM inspector status

Following this decision to obtain the designation of special constable for STM inspectors, the STM will implement a permanent monitoring committee and will hire an independent exper to advise and guide it through the change in status.

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RÉNO-SYSTÈMES, RÉNO-INFRASTRUCTURES AND ACCESSIBILITY PROGRAMS: $1.633 BILLION INVESTED IN THE MÉTRO NETWORK

RÉNO-SYSTÈMES, RÉNO-INFRASTRUCTURES AND ACCESSIBILITY PROGRAMS: $1.633 BILLION INVESTED IN THE MÉTRO NETWORK

At its meeting on April 3, the Board of Directors of the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) approved major investments of $1.633 billion for its métro network. Budgets are allocated as follows: $805.5 million to replace métro stationary equipment as part of phase 5 of the Réno-Systèmes program, $504.0 million for the refurbishment of métro infrastructures as part of phase 3 of the Réno-Infrastructures program and $323.3 million for the addition of elevators in 12 stations for phase 2 of the métro Accessibility program. These investments will take place from 2020 to 2025.

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STM speeds up steps to change its inspectors’ status

The Board of Directors of the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) adopted a resolution this evening whereby the Chief Executive Officer will speed up the necessary steps to obtain the designation of special constable for STM inspectors.

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Enhanced métro service as of March 25

Enhanced métro service as of March 25

Starting March 25, the Green and Orange will have departures every five minutes max during off-peak periods during the day and until late in the evening.

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Universal accessibility work to start at Place-des-Arts station

Universal accessibility work to start at Place-des-Arts station

As of March 11, the Bleury North entrance building of Place-des-Arts station will be temporarily closed due to the start of work on a real estate project by a private developer. The STM will take advantage of the closure to make the station universally accessible by adding three elevators. The station’s other accesses will remain open.

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Pie-IX BRT : Project Construction phase begins March 18

Pie-IX BRT : Project Construction phase begins March 18

Having begun preparatory electrical and telecommunication infrastructure work last November, the Pie-IX BRT project will continue with the start of construction and development work on the boulevard’s west side, between D’Amos Street and Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue.

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New innovative design for STM’s Bellechasse bus garage:  the first underground bus garage in North America

New innovative design for STM’s Bellechasse bus garage: the first underground bus garage in North America

Valérie Plante, Mayor of Montréal, Philippe Schnobb, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the STM, and François William Croteau, Mayor of Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie borough, have unveiled the brand-new innovative design of the future Bellechasse bus garage, which will include a large public space. The $254 million project also involves a citizen participatory process beginning in early 2019.

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Alleged bus network problems – The STM responds

Following the publication of an article after an access to information request, the STM’s maintenance employee union issued several press releases and made a number of allegations related to bus maintenance. The STM wishes to reply to these statements, which do not accurately reflect the situation.

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The Société de transport de Montréal launches a campaign to improve the public transit experience

The Société de transport de Montréal launches a campaign to improve the public transit experience

The STM, has unveiled a major communications campaign, Arrêt de service (Service Shutdown), designed to further improve customer experience for public transit users in Montréal. The campaign, which marks the beginning of the STM's collaboration with the agency, Publicis Montréal, aims to raise awareness of the fact that frequent service shutdowns can be attributable not only to the STM, but also to its customers.

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