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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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10 years of OPUS: Solid performance and a promising future

10 years of OPUS: Solid performance and a promising future

The STM, as the delegated OPUS system manager for the Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain (ARTM), joins with all of the other public transit partners (exo, MRCJT, RTC, RTL, STL and STLévis) to celebrate the first 10 years of successful use of the OPUS card and announce the future orientations for the ticketing system, for transit fare sales and collection.

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STM garage sale : a vintage treasure hunt!

STM garage sale : a vintage treasure hunt!

A vintage garage sale of STM items that were actually used by the public transit system in past decades will take place at the Bellechasse garage, on October 14.

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Journées de la culture: tour the 1978 extension stations

Journées de la culture: tour the 1978 extension stations

During Journées de la culture, the STM is giving guided tours of eight stations of the green line with historian Benoît Clairoux, Didier Gillon, architect of the LaSalle station, and Jacques Bourassa, a métro builder who worked on the 1978 extension.

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Appointment of a mediator for negotiations between the STM and its maintenance employees union

Further to a request it submitted on September 4 to the Minister responsible for Labour, Dominique Vien, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is pleased that a mediator has been appointed for the negotiations regarding the renewal of the collective agreement with its maintenance employees union. Minister Vien has appointed Mathieu Lebrun to accompany the parties during this new phase of the negotiations.

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The STM is proud of its diversity

The STM is proud of its diversity

Reflecting the diversity of its users is important to the Société de transport de Montréal (STM). It is recognized as an inclusive company that builds on its employees’ talents and commits to promoting diversity and inclusion in all its activities.

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A well-earned retirement!

A well-earned retirement!

Montrealers are invited to board the last original train as it makes its final runs next week on the four métro line.

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The MR-63 album

The MR-63 album

The last MR-63 train will soon make its last trip in the métro. To highlight this event, here is a photo album of this rolling stock that has marked not only the history of the Montreal métro, but also that of the province of Quebec.

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300 additional buses for the STM - NOVA BUS wins the contract

300 additional buses for the STM - NOVA BUS wins the contract

Following a call for tenders launched last January, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) has awarded a $941 million contract to NOVA BUS for the acquisition of a maximum of 830 hybrid buses, which are scheduled for delivery between 2020 and 2024.

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STM negotiations: Update on negotiations

The STM wishes to provide an update on the negotiations currently under way with four of the six unions representing different groups of its employees.

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Ville de Montréal approves Frontenac real estate complex, an STM-SHDM joint project

The Ville de Montréal’s Executive Committee has given a green light to the Frontenac real estate complex project submitted jointly by two paramunicipal corporations, namely the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) via its business subsidiary, Transgesco, and the Société d’habitation et de développement de Montréal (SHDM).

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STM Partnership with Suicide Action Montréal

STM Partnership with Suicide Action Montréal

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) announced a partnership with Suicide Action Montréal (SAM) to provide clients with available suicide intervention support solutions.

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STM is getting ready for the Nuit Blanche!

STM is getting ready for the Nuit Blanche!

The STM will be at the heart of the festivities this year, facilitating festival-goers’ trips by exceptionally opening the métro all night long at the usual fare, and offering a special paratransit service until 4 a.m., in addition to hosting unique artistic performances at its métro stations.

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A beautiful story of generosity

A beautiful story of generosity

This year again, many STM employees and retirees participated in the Société’s Generosity Campaign, raising an impressive amount of $664,140.

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Expansive work to install elevators at  Du Collège métro station

Expansive work to install elevators at Du Collège métro station

As part of the construction of a new underground garage, Côte-Vertu métro station must be closed for about eleven weeks. As Du Collège station will then become the last station on the Orange line during that time, STM is carrying out the installation of elevators to maintain universal access for transit customers.

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 2018 STM budget: work continues toward excellence in mobility

2018 STM budget: work continues toward excellence in mobility

The Mayor of Montréal, Ms. Valérie Plante, and the Chair of the Board of Directors of Société de transport de Montréal, Mr. Philippe Schnobb, today released the 2018 budget of the STM, which totals $1.4 billion and presents a series of initiatives with the aim of improving experience.

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ONSET OF COLD WEATHER : TAKING ACTION TO SUPPORT THE HOMELESS IN THE MONTRÉAL MÉTRO

ONSET OF COLD WEATHER : TAKING ACTION TO SUPPORT THE HOMELESS IN THE MONTRÉAL MÉTRO

With the onset of cold weather, Philippe Schnobb, Société de transport de Montréal (STM) board chair, and Stéphanie Gareau, Société de développement social (SDS) board chair, with Rosannie Filato, executive committee member responsible for homelessness, and several partners and community stakeholders in attendance, presented the measures being implemented as part of the Pôle de services en itinérance (PSI) initiative to support people who are experiencing homelessness.

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 iBUS: bus schedules in real time within easy reach

iBUS: bus schedules in real time within easy reach

As part of the iBUS project, bus schedules in real time are now available to the public with a beta version of the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) web and mobile sites, as well as with the Transit app.

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