Osheaga Festival The STM offers free transportation to festival-goers and invites them to the Funambus !
Montreal, July 31, 2008 – The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is proud to support the Osheaga Music and Arts Festival held next August 3-4 at Parc Jean-Drapeau, as part of the outdoor concert series presented this summer by the Gillett Entertainment Group.
For these two days, the STM will offer free public transit to festival-goers whose ticket features the STM logo. To enjoy their free public transit, they need only show their festival tickets to bus drivers and métro fare collectors.
And there's more: the STM will be present on-site with its Funambus. Located on a hill a few steps away from the stage, this never-seen-before space is meant to house exhibits and discoveries during major events.
This STM initiative ties in directly with its commitment to sustainable development. To be sure, the elements composing the Funanbus are all made from recycled materials. Behind this massive repurposing project is artist Vincent Vandebrouck, well-known for his environmental creations supporting sustainable development, including Espace Sedna in the Old Port.
The STM hopes that large numbers of young and not-so-young will be seeing the Funanbus and that everyone enjoys the festival.