Tour des Enfants
STM transit service modifications
Montreal, 27 May 2004 – The Tour des enfants cycling ride will be held in the streets of Montréal next Sunday, May 30, and several Société de transport de Montréal (STM) bus routes will be modified for the event.
Indeed, there will be no service on the 92 – Jean-Talon Ouest bus route between 8 and 11 a.m. or on the 180 – De Salaberry route between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.
The following bus lines will also be rerouted for various periods of time between 6:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.:
16 – Graham, 55 – Saint-Laurent, 69 – Gouin, 80 – Av. du Parc, 93 – Jean-Talon, 117 – O’Brien, 121 – Sauvé/Côte-Vertu, 128 – Ville-Saint-Laurent, 146 – Christophe-Colomb/Meilleur, 164 – Dudemaine, 170 – Keller, 171 – Henri- Bourassa, 179 – De l’Acadie and 193 – Jarry.
When planning their transportation to any event, transit users should call
A-U-T-O-B-U-S (288-6287) for bus schedules at their stop. For all other information, please call STM●INFO (786-4636). More useful information can also be found on the STM’s website at www.stm.info.
Bicycles in the métro
Subject to certain rules and regulations, bringing your bicycle in the métro will be allowed while the cycling event is being held. Children and teens under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Participants carrying their bicycle can only travel aboard the first train car and their numbers cannot exceed 16. They must always give way to regular transit users, without hindering the flow of travellers or compromising their safety. Should an emergency require the evacuation of a train, the bicycles must be left behind.
To avoid congesting the 2-orange métro line and Jarry station, cyclists coming in from the West Island are invited to transfer at Snowdon station and take the 5-blue line to De Castelnau station, close to the Tour’s departure point. In addition, because Henri-Bourassa station is closed, no one with a bicycle will be admitted inside Sauvé station.
The STM would like to remind everyone that riding a bicycle, using a foot scooter or a skateboard, and rollerblading inside a métro station is forbidden at all times.
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