Breaking news for the last 12 months

STM to issue weekly updates on employees who have contracted COVID-19

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) wishes to inform the media that from now on it will provide updates on the condition of employees who have received a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis. It will do so in two ways, depending on the level of risk assessed by the Direction de la santé publique (DSP

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COVID-19 – The STM remains vigilant

COVID-19 – The STM remains vigilant

The STM wants to remind everyone that the métro and bus networks remain open and are operating normally. The risk of transmission on public transit remains low.

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Monday, March 2 : Skip the lines and buy your pass today!

Monday, March 2 : Skip the lines and buy your pass today!

Over the next three days, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) will run a campaign encouraging customers to purchase their monthly passes in advance and avoid having to wait in the particularly long lines expected on Monday, March 2.

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STM: Drivers wanted

STM: Drivers wanted

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is launching a recruitment campaign aimed at hiring approximately 500 drivers and to replenish its bank of candidates.

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Update on the suspension of the STM’s maintenance union president

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) has a zero tolerance policy regarding intimidation and verbal abuse of its employees. The Act Respecting Occupational Health and Safety also requires that the STM take all the necessary measures to safeguard the health and ensure the safety and integrity of all workers.

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New hybrid buses now on the STM network

New hybrid buses now on the STM network

Here’s some good news for STM customers to start the year: We have already received 32 of the 300 hybrid buses expected to arrive in 2020 and an average of 30 vehicles will continue to be delivered per month.

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First accessible station on the Yellow line

First accessible station on the Yellow line

Jean-Drapeau station is now equipped with elevators, making it the first station on the Yellow line, and the 16th in the métro network, to be universally accessible.

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STM 2020 Budget and 2020-2029 Capital Expenditure Program : Growth and enhanced customer experience

STM 2020 Budget and 2020-2029 Capital Expenditure Program : Growth and enhanced customer experience

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM), in the presence of Montréal Mayor Valérie Plante, has released its 2020 Budget, valued at almost $1.6 billion, and its 2020-2029 Capital Expenditure Program, featuring investments of $17.8 billion. Both the Budget and Capital Expenditure Program are indicative of the STM’s context of growth and focus on improving customer experience.

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Toward a more efficient organization

Over the past few months, the STM has implemented a series of concrete actions to support an organizational transformation that will eventually allow it to increase its maintenance capacity and deliver the bus service promised to its customers.

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Long-range electric bus arrives in Montréal

Long-range electric bus arrives in Montréal

The STM received at the Stinson bus garage the first of its 30 new long-range electric buses, manufactured by New Flyer. Another step towards the electrification of the surface network!

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The STM launches the “Setting big ideas in motion” campaign

The STM launches the “Setting big ideas in motion” campaign

The STM is embarking on its largest development phase since the métro construction of the 1960s. With this background, that is the background for the STM to launch a major image campaign, as of today, under the theme “Setting big ideas in motion.”

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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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