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THINGS ARE HEATING UP AT THE RTL IN 2019!

Longueuil, February 4, 2019 - The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is starting 2019 off on the right foot with several projects that will benefit its users.

CANADA’S BEST EMPLOYERS: RTL RANKS 10TH

Longueuil, January 30, 2019 - The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) has ranked tenth on the list of Canada’s 300 best employers, which was released yesterday by Forbes magazine. In Québec, the RTL occupies fifth place.

LINES 22 AND 161 IN LONGUEUIL AND BOUCHERVILLE

Longueuil, January 17, 2019 - With major work looming on the Louis-Hippolyte-La Fontaine Bridge-Tunnel and the construction on Route de l’Aéroport in Longueuil, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) wishes to remind the public about the introduction of lines 22 and 161, which will improve service at the Longueuil–Saint-Hubert train station and access to the Longueuil metro from Boucherville.

THE SKIBUS IS BACK FOR 2019

Now a permanent service

Longueuil, December 19, 2018 - The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL), in partnership with Saint Bruno-de-Montarville, Ski Saint-Bruno, Tourisme Montérégie and Sépaq, is pleased to announce that, after two successful seasons as a pilot project, the SkiBus shuttle is back for 2019 as part of the RTL’s regular service.

SPECIAL HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Longueuil, December 14, 2018 - The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) wishes to remind users that a special holiday schedule will be in effect from December 24, 2018, to January 2, 2019, inclusively. The modified schedule will apply to all RTL services.

CONTACT+: NEW AUTOMATED CALL SYSTEM

Longueuil, December 12, 2018 - The RTL has adopted a new automated call system for its paratransit network called CONTACT+. Starting today, users who make a reservation will receive an automated call the evening before their trip to confirm the times. They will also receive a call the same day if changes are made to their trip.

SEVEN NEW LINES TO BECOME UNIVERSALLY ACCESSIBILE

Longueuil, December 7, 2018 - On Wednesday evening, the Board of Directors of the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) approved the implementation of universal accessibility measures on seven new lines in 2019.

MARCHÉ DE NOËL ET DES TRADITIONS DE LONGUEUIL: RTL TO PROVIDE FREE SERVICE ON LINES 8, 28 AND 88

Longueuil, December 3, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to act as the official transit provider of the Marché de Noël et des Traditions de Longueuil. For the occasion, the RTL is inviting people to ride lines 8, 28 and 88 for free, starting at 6 p.m. on December 14 until the end of service on December 16, on presentation of a coupon for a free ride.

RTL’S BUDGET AND CAPITAL WORKS PROGRAM ADOPTED

Longueuil, November 30, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil’s (RTL) 2019 budget was unanimously adopted at a public special meeting of the Agglomération de Longueuil council, held on November 29. The budget stands at $191 million.

SNEAK PREVIEW OF RTL’S 100% ELECTRIC BUSES

Longueuil, November 27, 2018 - The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) was delighted to get a preview of the five electric buses that will soon be delivered to its garage in Longueuil. A demo model of BYD Canada Company Limited’s 100% electric midibus stopped by our operating centres on November 26 and 27.

Service Changes January 7, 2019

Starting January 7, 2019 :  Changes will be made to the following lines: : 2 - 9 - 5 - 15 - 30 - 31 - 32 - 34 - 35 - 37 - 45 - 46 - 47 - 49 - 50 - 59 - 86 - 87 - 115 - 135 - 14 - 20 - 22 - 33 - 42 - 77 - 80 - 82 - 85 - 180 - 123 - 125 - 161 - 299 - 410 - 526 - 560 - 614 - 616 - 670 - 684 - 690 - 656 - 660 - 664 - T97

HOLIDAY SERVICE December 24, 26 and 31, 2018, and January 2, 2019

 

NIGHT CLOSURE OF THE LOUIS-HIPPOLYTE-LA FONTAINE TUNNEL AND HIGHWAY 25 ON AUGUST 27 AND 29

During this period, RTL`s  line 61 customers cans use the metro service free of charge at the Longueuil–Université-de-Sherbrooke and Radisson stations.

 

SERVICE CHANGES FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR !

 

Service changes

Starting August 20, 2018

  • Additional stops on several lines

  • Improved schedules and route times

  • Return to regular schedule

  • Return of school service

The routing of lines 45 and 90 will be diverted to metro Longueuil-Université-De-Sherbrooke station from Saturday June 9 to Sunday June 10

Due to the complete closure of highway 10 west in the Brossard area and the Formula 1 Grand Prix taking place in Montreal, lines 45 and 90 from the Panama terminus or the Chevrier parking  will be rerouted to the Longueuil-Université-De-Sherbrooke metro station, in both directions. This change is effective from Saturday, June 9 at 5:30 am, to Sunday, June 10 at 6 pm.
 

Routing of lines 45 and 90 will be diverted to metro Longueuil-Université-De-Sherbrooke station on sunday, june 3 station on sunday, june 3

Due to the Island Bike Tour in Montreal and the closure of Highway 10 east in Brossard, the routing of RTL lines 45 and 90 will take place between the Panama terminus or Chevrier parking to the Longueuil-Université-de-Sherbrooke metro station, in both directions. This change is effective Sunday, June 3 from 5:30 am to 6:00 pm. 

Closure of highway 25 towards Montreal - line 61 routing change

Due to the complete closure of the Louis-Hippolyte-La Fontaine tunnel towards Montreal, the arrivals and departures of Line 61 planned at Radisson metro station from Friday, June 1st at 11 pm to Monday, June 4th at 5 am, will take place at the same hours at Gate 9 of the Longueuil bus terminal. 

Closure of highway 25 towards south shore - line 61 routing change

Due to the complete closure of Highway 25 towards the South Shore, the arrivals and departures of Line 61 planned at Radisson metro station, Thursday, May 17 between 11:30 pm and 5 am the next morning and Friday, May 18 at 11:30 pm to Tuesday, May 22nd at 5 am, will take place at the same hours at Gate 9 of the Longueuil bus terminal.

Routing changes to lines 28 and T18

Starting on Wednesday, May 2, the 28 and T28 lines will end their routing at the bus stop located in front of the Canadian Space Agency in Saint-Hubert. This is due to road construction and congestion expected on the Airport Road.  

Relocation of the stop of lines 86 and 87 in downtown Montreal

From April 3 to November 5, 2018, the bus stop for RTL lines 86 and 87 in downtown Montreal will be relocated to platform 3 at the Mansfield terminus, south of Place Bonaventure.