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Signing up with OPUS à l’année really pays off!

Signing up with OPUS à l’année really pays off!

With OPUS à l’année, you no longer need to wait in line or have to renew your transit fares at the start of each month. An annual fare subscription not only lets you save time, it also lets you save money!

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Itinerum app:  STM and BIXI want to know more about your travel habits!

Itinerum app: STM and BIXI want to know more about your travel habits!

Using the Itinerum mobile app developed by Concordia University, Société de transport de Montréal (STM) and BIXI, in collaboration with the city of Montréal, are today initiating a study on combined mobility, a concept that encompasses several modes of transportation related to active and mass transit: bus and métro, personal bike and BIXI, walking, car-sharing, taxis, etc.

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The STM, Ville de Montréal and the City of Namur announce the presentation of the Namur legacy for the 375th anniversary of Montréal

The STM, Ville de Montréal and the City of Namur announce the presentation of the Namur legacy for the 375th anniversary of Montréal

The Mayor of Montréal, Mr. Denis Coderre, the Mayor in function of Namur, Ms. Anne Barzin, and the Chair of the Board of Directors of Société de transport de Montréal (STM), Mr. Philippe Schnobb, are proud to announce the presentation of the Namur legacy to mark the 375th anniversary of the founding of Montréal. This legacy consists of a series of panels featuring the historic ties uniting the two cities, installed along the platforms of Montréal’s Namur métro station.

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MR-63 reclamation approach honoured at Novae gala

MR-63 reclamation approach honoured at Novae gala

The quality of the work performed by the STM to ensure reclamation of the MR-63 métro cars, and its conclusive results, motivated the jury of the Novae Citizen Enterprise Awards to present it with an award in the “Residual Materials Management” category.

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The STM: an inclusive employer for 30 years

The STM: an inclusive employer for 30 years

The STM’s first Employment Opportunity Employment Plan celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Recognized as a pioneer in 1987, the STM has maintained its efforts, and the actions in this field have multiplied.

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MURAL Festival: STM buses transformed into urban artwork

MURAL Festival: STM buses transformed into urban artwork

Not every day do we have the opportunity to see STM buses being transformed into authentic works of urban art thanks to the work of muralists and graffiti artists, all performing legally! Yet another good reason to visit the site of the MURAL Festival, with STM as a proud partner, taking place June 8 – 18, 2017 along boulevard Saint-Laurent.

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Crémazie building:  a project worth $152 M aiming for LEED Gold certification

Crémazie building: a project worth $152 M aiming for LEED Gold certification

With a view to keeping its assets in good condition, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) has awarded a contract worth $151,767,000 for the reconstruction of its Crémazie building, located at the corner of Crémazie and Saint-Laurent boulevards. Magil Construction Corporation is in charge of the work.  

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 UITP GLOBAL PUBLIC TRANSPORT SUMMIT – MONTRÉAL 2017 A RECORD TURNOUT AND POSITIVE ASSESSMENT

UITP GLOBAL PUBLIC TRANSPORT SUMMIT – MONTRÉAL 2017 A RECORD TURNOUT AND POSITIVE ASSESSMENT

While the delegates to the 62nd Global Public Transport Summit of the International Association of Public Transport / Union internationale des transports publics (UITP) prepare to leave Montréal, the two host organizations, Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) and Société de transport de Montréal (STM), have produced a very positive assessment of the event.

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Boarding buses via all doors: STM allows the practice on 13 lines served by articulated buses

Boarding buses via all doors: STM allows the practice on 13 lines served by articulated buses

Building on the success of pilot projects conducted on the 121, 139 and 439 bus lines, Société de transport de Montréal will allow passengers to board buses via all doors, starting next June 19 and under certain conditions, on 13 bus lines using articulated buses. This approach is consistent with ongoing efforts to improve the customer experience by speeding up boarding and ensuring better distribution of passengers inside.

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UITP SUMMIT TO HOST WORLD PREMIERE PUBLIC TRANSPORT INNOVATIONS

Innovation is the beating heart of public transport and the upcoming UITP Global Public Transport Summit (15-17 May 2017) in Montréal will be unique in hosting numerous World Premiere innovations that are helping to shape the future of the industry.

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THE UITP’S 2017 GLOBAL PUBLIC TRANSPORT SUMMIT IN MONTREAL  INNOVATION AT THE HEART OF THE AGENDA

THE UITP’S 2017 GLOBAL PUBLIC TRANSPORT SUMMIT IN MONTREAL INNOVATION AT THE HEART OF THE AGENDA

With only twenty days until the opening of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP)’s 2017 Global Public Transport Summit, the two host organizations for the event – the AMT (Agence métropolitaine de transport) and the STM (the Société de transport de Montréal) – have outlined some of the highlights of its program for this 62nd international congress that will be held at the Montreal Convention Centre from May 15 to 17. The theme for this year’s summit is LEAD the TRANSITion, and the AMT and STM are inviting Montrealers to come take advantage of the Place au Transport event that will be held at Jean-Paul Riopelle Square.  

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Montreal Marathon and the STM step up their support for runners

Competitor Canada, the company behind the popular Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, and the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) have signed a three-year partnership agreement regarding the Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Montreal Marathon & 1/2 Marathon. In 2017, this collaboration will make it much easier for the event’s 37,000 or more participants to get around as they will receive an STM transit pass valid for the day of their race.

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With the STM, every day is Earth Day

With the STM, every day is Earth Day

It’s Earth Day on April 22 and a perfect opportunity to remind everyone that riding the bus and métro means choosing a transportation mode that is efficient and reliable, and above all sustainable, from start to finish.

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IN AN EFFORT TO IMPROVE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE: STM ANNOUNCES IT HAS CREATED THE 428 – EXPRESS PARCS-INDUSTRIELS-DE-L’EST AND MODIFIED THE 449 – EXPRESS RIVIÈRES-DES-PRAIRIES BUS LINES

Société de transport de Montréal (STM) announces it has created the 428 – Express Parcs-industriels-de-l’Est bus line, while enhancing service on the 449 – Express Rivière-des-Prairies, set to take effect this fall. The initiative aims to improve the customer experience along with the offer of bus service in the Rivière-des-Prairies and Anjou industrial park sectors.

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2016: A record investment year for the STM

2016: A record investment year for the STM

Between 2017 and 2020, the STM will continue in this direction with $4.5 billion in investments. During the past year, the STM stepped up the pace, realizing $550 million in investments, a new high.

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This Saturday, STM is spending Nuit blanche with you!

This Saturday, STM is spending Nuit blanche with you!

With the métro exceptionally open all-night long for regular fare holders, free shuttle routes and the Étoiles du métro musicians performing at various locations, the STM will certainly help you enjoy your Nuit blanche!

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FIN DU SERVICE DU TRAINBUS 935 DE L’AMT : LA STM BONIFIE LE SERVICE DE LA LIGNE 80 ‒ AVENUE DU PARC (French only)

FIN DU SERVICE DU TRAINBUS 935 DE L’AMT : LA STM BONIFIE LE SERVICE DE LA LIGNE 80 ‒ AVENUE DU PARC (French only)

L’Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) informe sa clientèle qu’elle mettra fin au service du Trainbus 935 le 27 mars prochain. Afin d’assurer aux usagers un service adéquat dans l’axe qui était auparavant desservi par le Trainbus 935, la Société de transport de Montréal (STM) annonce qu’elle bonifiera l’offre de service de la ligne d’autobus 80 ‒ Avenue du Parc, en concordance avec l’horaire des trains de la ligne Saint-Jérôme circulant pendant la période de pointe du matin.

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iBUS project : first three information terminals in operation in test mode

iBUS project : first three information terminals in operation in test mode

Société de transport de Montréal is launching its first three passenger information terminals in test mode under the iBUS project. The terminals provide real-time information on the status of the bus system with the aim of improving the passenger experience and regularizing bus service.

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Public transit use on the rise in greater Sud-Ouest area

Public transit use on the rise in greater Sud-Ouest area

Efforts put forward by Société de transport de Montréal (STM), in collaboration with Mobilité Montréal, to increase service in the sector surrounding the Turcot, Bonaventure and Champlain construction sites and to improve the customer experience are showing results.

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Authors and avid readers share a unique experience – Climb aboard the Bus littéraire!

Authors and avid readers share a unique experience – Climb aboard the Bus littéraire!

The Association des libraires du Québec (ALQ), the city’s Bibliothèques de Montréal and the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) are pleased to join forces for the fifth edition of Lire vous transporte. This year, readers are invited to climb aboard the « literary bus », giving them a unique opportunity to delve into the world of well-known literary characters. An original concept that blends reading and public transit!

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Qui sont Octave Crémazie, Pierre-François-Xavier de Charlevoix et Edwin Atwater? Une grande exposition et des plaques commémoratives présentant 28 figures historiques du métro de Montréal sont dévoilées (English coming soon)

Qui sont Octave Crémazie, Pierre-François-Xavier de Charlevoix et Edwin Atwater? Une grande exposition et des plaques commémoratives présentant 28 figures historiques du métro de Montréal sont dévoilées (English coming soon)

Le projet Le métro, véhicule de notre histoire, vise à faire connaître au public 28 personnages historiques dont on a donné le nom à une station du métro de Montréal, par le biais d'une exposition et de plaques installées dans des stations du métro.

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STM announces bus service enhancements in three city sectors

STM announces bus service enhancements in three city sectors

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is announcing three service enhancements for several bus lines. As part of the improvements slated for 2017, these will be rolled out starting this summer to improve the customer experience.

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Progress report for January 20, 2017 – negative collector shoes

Progress report for January 20, 2017 – negative collector shoes

As a follow-up to the breakdown in métro service that occurred on Saturday, January 14 on a portion of the Orange line, Société de transport de Montréal is releasing a second progress report on its investigation into the problem found with the negative collector shoes on MR-73 and AZUR trains.

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Incident on the orange line - Progress report for January 18, 2017

As a follow-up to the breakdown in métro service that occurred on Saturday, January 14 on a portion of the Orange line, Société de transport de Montréal is making public an initial progress report on its investigation into the problem found with the negative collector shoes on both MR-73 and AZUR trains.

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SDS and STM announce service points for homeless renewed for 2017-2019 period

The Société de développement social (SDS), in collaboration with the Société de transport de Montréal (STM), is proud to announce that service points for the homeless in five downtown métro stations have been renewed. The extended partnership will make it possible to go on responding to the growing needs of the homeless taking shelter inside the métro.

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STM extends 171 bus route

STM extends 171 bus route

Starting next January 9, commuters riding the 171 – Henri-Bourassa bus line will enjoy enhanced service on weekdays during morning and afternoon rush hour periods. This move is in line with STM’s stated commitment to improving the services provided to customers.

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Metro mobile network: half of all stations will soon be connected

Metro mobile network: half of all stations will soon be connected

The STM, in partnership with Bell, Rogers, TELUS and Videotron, is pleased to announce that the Du Collège and Côte-Vertu metro stations on the Orange line and the Côte-des-Neiges station on the Blue line are now connected to the mobile network, which uses state-of-the-art technology, notably 4G and 4G LTE.

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STM annouces technical trials, as part of City Mobility project for 100% electric buses made in Quebec

STM annouces technical trials, as part of City Mobility project for 100% electric buses made in Quebec

During visits to the Montréal métro’s control room and the STM’s bus control centre, Denis Coderre, Mayor of Montréal, Laurent Lessard, Minister of Transport, Sustainable Mobility and Transport Electrification, and Philippe Schnobb, Chairman of the Société de transport de Montréal Board of Directors, announced that technical trials without passengers would begin in early 2017 for Nova Bus’ three fully electric buses on the 36 – Monk line.

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Fewer items dropped on the tracks for fewer métro service disruptions

Fewer items dropped on the tracks for fewer métro service disruptions

Some 516 items were dropped on the tracks in 2015, stopping métro service for 895 minutes, interfering with the daily commute of thousands of customers. These delays are avoidable and the STM invites all transit users to change their habits to prevent such events from happening.

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2017 Budget: a firm commitment that upholds the shift in direction

2017 Budget: a firm commitment that upholds the shift in direction

Together, the mayor of Montréal, Denis Coderre, the chairman of the STM board of directors, Philippe Schnobb, and STM’s chief executive officer, Luc Tremblay, presented the 2017 budget for the STM, set at $1.405 B, and showing current expenses up by only 0.6% over last year.

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Major road works: a new shuttle service to make trips downtown easier

Major road works: a new shuttle service to make trips downtown easier

As of November 21, as part of mitigation measures related to major road works, the Société de transport de Montréal will introduce a shuttle bus service running from the Agence métropolitaine de transport’s new park-and-ride lot (300 spots) at the junction of autoroutes 40 and 15 (corner of Sainte-Croix and Dion) to the du Collège métro station on the Orange line.

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The City Mobility demonstration project reaches another milestone

The City Mobility demonstration project reaches another milestone

An important milestone was reached, as part of the City Mobility demonstration project, with the installation of a first pantograph at Angrignon terminus. This very first quick-charging station will soon be ready to start working, with a second station planned near Square Victoria, in the city’s Quartier international.

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The STM tables its Capital spending plan for 2017-2026

Today, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) tabled its capital spending plan (PI). Covering a 10-year period, the plan contains 49 authorized projects, 18 of them representing 92% of services, for a total amount in excess of $3.6 B.  Several of these projects will go directly toward improving the transit experience for customers.

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The OSM celebrates the Montréal métro with three concerts

The OSM celebrates the Montréal métro with three concerts

As part of the métro’s 50th anniversary, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal is joining the STM by working on the creation of two original works inspired by the métro. In fact, these new musical works will be performed for the first time at concerts held October 20, 22 and 23 at the Maison symphonique.

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ATUQ rewards STM for its approach to sustainability!

ATUQ rewards STM for its approach to sustainability!

With representatives from every Québec public transit provider in attendance at ATUQ’s annual Gala, the STM received a special mention for sustainable development (SD) for 2016! This SD endorsement takes on a special meaning as it does not concern a specific project, but rather the STM’s entire approach to sustainable development. 

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