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STM continues testing long-range electric bus

STM continues testing long-range electric bus

Staying the course toward the electrification of the surface network, STM teams conducted tests and trials of the first model of the New Flyer long-range electric bus series without passengers. These tests ensure that the vehicle’s performance fulfills the STM’s operational requirements.

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Face coverings mandatory on public transit: STM’s reaction

Face coverings mandatory on public transit: STM’s reaction

Following the Quebec government’s announcement, and despite the fact that the Ministerial Order setting out all terms of application has not yet been issued, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) favourably welcomes the decision to make face coverings mandatory on public transit.

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Ideas in motion: STM publishes 2019 Annual Report

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) has published its 2019 Annual Report, with the theme of “Ideas in motion,” in reference to its many major projects transforming the city and its networks.

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STM professionals to lend a hand to maintenance teams

In the context of the crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) and the Syndicat des employées et employés professionnels-les et de bureau (SEPB 610 — office and professional employees’ union) have reached an agreement regarding the assignment of employees to perform backup cleaning duties.

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Wearing of face coverings in the STM network

On Wednesday, it was announced that hand sanitizer dispensers will be installed in métro stations. The STM is continuing to look into measures that could be implemented to protect customers and employees post lockdown. As it has been the case since the start of the crisis, the STM is following the recommendations of public health authorities, which are evolving along with the situation.

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Côte-Vertu Garage Project : Côte-Vertu station closure postponed

Côte-Vertu Garage Project : Côte-Vertu station closure postponed

Due to the situation with COVID-19, which caused the temporary closure of construction sites, the Société de transport de Montréal has decided to postpone the closure of Côte-Vertu station, which was supposed to happen this summer, until summer 2021.

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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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