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RTL AND OFFICE EMPLOYEES’ UNION APPROVE GLOBAL SETTLEMENT PROPOSAL

Longueuil, May 23, 2018 – At an extraordinary meeting held today, the Board of Directors of the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) approved the global settlement proposal recommended by the mediator, and mandated RTL’s management to draft and prepare the collective agreement to be signed by both parties during the coming weeks. This decision comes after the approval of this settlement proposal by the members of the office employees’ union (CUPE Local 3332) during a general meeting held on May 12. 

RTL partners with festival des 36 h en action and marathon ssq de Longueuil

Longueuil, May 10, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is partnering with Ville de Longueuil’s Festival des 36 h en action by offering free service on lines 20 and 123 between 6 p.m. on Friday, May 18 until the last bus on Sunday, May 20, on presentation of a coupon for a free ride. 

ENHANCED USER EXPERIENCE: Pilot project on digital signs in bus shelters

Longueuil, May 14, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) will be offering its users the opportunity to test a new digital display technology in bus shelters, powered by solar panels and operating on a wireless network. In the first phase of the project, the signs will display the next scheduled arrival times. Then, as the Chrono app is rolled out, they will show information in real time, allowing users to better plan their trips. 

Real-time information now available for 9 lines

Longueuil, May 7, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is very proud to announce phase one of its real-time passenger information system, which is now available for all lines accessible to people with reduced mobility in the Agglomération de Longueuil.

RTL partners with the source bleue walk

Longueuil, April 30, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL), in collaboration with the city of Boucherville, is renewing its partnership with Maison de soins palliatifs Source Bleue for the third year in a row. For the Foundation’s walk on May 6, the RTL will offer a shuttle service at 10-minute intervals, departing from the De Montarville terminal between 7:45 a.m. and 9:45 a.m., and then returning from the walk between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. 

RTL partners with the ride of silence

Longueuil, May 2, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) will once again be partnering with the Ride of Silence on Montréal’s South Shore. This will be the 15th edition of the event, designed to raise awareness and to commemorate cyclists injured or killed in road accidents. The Ride will begin from the Longueuil City Hall at 6:45 p.m. on May 16. 

RTL GRANTS CONTRACT FOR FIVE 100% ELECTRIC BUSES

Longueuil, May 3, 2018 – At tonight’s public meeting, the Board of Directors of the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) granted the contract for five 100% electric midibuses to BYD Canada Company Limited.

Quebec’s sustainable mobility policy - RTL welcomes the 2030 sustainable mobility plan

Longueuil, April 18, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) welcomes the 2030 sustainable mobility plan presented yesterday by the government of Québec, which not only sets out clear measures and targets for increasing the public transit offer, but also comes with a detailed action plan.

Michel Veilleux appointed president of AQTr

Longueuil, April 23, 2018 – Michel Veilleux, Executive Director of the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL), was appointed president of the Association québécoise des transports (AQTr) at its most recent Board of Directors meeting.

MAKE THE SWITCH FROM YOUR CAR TO THE BUS - New campaign to promote public transit

Longueuil, April 5, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to launch a brand new, bold and exciting campaign to promote public transit. Starting this week, advertisements will begin appearing in buses, bus shelters and local newspapers, and on digital billboards and social media, with the goal being to get people thinking and to change their perception about public transit.

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. 

Service changes effective April 2, 2018

Changes will be made to the following lines: 20 - 22 - 30 - 45 - 55 - 59 - 123 - 73 - 77 - 85 - 125 - 161 - 501 - 606 - 693 - 677 - T19 - T23 - T90

Service changes January 1, 2018

Starting January 1, 2018  Changes to take effect on the following lines:

15 - 25 - 32 - 35 - 39 - 42 - 43 - 44 - 47 - 50 - 90 - 92 - 106 - 115 - 123 - 125 - T19 - 600 - 614 - 695

Closure of the reserved lane on rue Duke to the Downtown Montréal terminal

From December 22 to January 7, a section of the reserved lane on rue Duke in the Autoroute 10-Bonaventure corridor will be closed between rue Ottawa and rue William due to major work by Hydro-Québec. The stop at the intersection of Duke and William will also be moved to the intersection of Duke and Ottawa. This closure could cause delays affecting the bus lines that use this corridor.

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CHANGES WILL TAKE EFFECT ON THE FOLLOWING LINES :

3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 -17 - 19 - 20 - 21 - 28 - 29 - 30 - 31 - 32 -33 - 34 - 35  37 - 38 - 42 - 44 - 45 - 46 - 47 - 49 - 50 - 54 - 55 - 59 - 60 - 71 - 73 - 74 - 75 - 76 - 77 - 78 - 83 - 88 - 90 - 99 - 115 - 120 - 123 - 132 - 135 - 142 - 144 - 150 - 180 - 192 - 199 - 410 - 417 - T21 - T77 - T89

Evacuation drill at Longueuil terminal, University of Sherbrooke and 100 place Charles-le Moyne

As part of the Plan de sécurité incendie for the Longueuil terminal, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) will participate in an evacuation drill at 100 place Charles Le Moyne and at the Longueuil campus of the University of Sherbrooke on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at around 10:30 a.m.

Service changes June 26, 2017

Schedule changes on the following lines for the summer:

3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21,  28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 37, 38, 42, 44, 45, 46, 47, 49, 54, 55, 59, 60, 71, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 88, 90, 99, 115, 120, 142, 144, 150, 192, 199, 410, 417, T21, T77

service changes April 3, 2017

Starting April 3, 2017, changes will be made to the following lines: 6-8-28-42-43-44-45-55-59-60-82-80-88–90-98-125-128-144-142-185-691-692-693-T48-T89-T94