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Thursday January 17, 2019

LINES 22 AND 161 IN LONGUEUIL AND BOUCHERVILLE

A way to reduce congestion

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.

Line 22 will depart from rue Joyal in Longueuil and take boulevards Jacques-Cartier, Béliveau, Roberval and Vauquelin to chemin Chambly, before arriving at the Longueuil–Saint-Hubert train station on Route de l’Aéroport. Line 161, meanwhile, will depart from the Mortagne park-and-ride lot and will take boulevards Jacques-Cartier and Roland-Therrien, accessing the Longueuil terminal from Route 132 and the 132/134 ramp. This will give users from Boucherville and Longueuil a new route to the metro, not to mention Cégep Édouard-Montpetit.

“After only a few months, users are already onboard with these new lines, which we’re happy to offer at a time when traffic problems in the area are only getting worse. This is a great opportunity for motorists to change their habits and leave their cars at home in favour of public transit,” pointed out Pierre Brodeur, Chairman of the RTL Board of Directors.

For schedules and routes for both lines, visit our website.

These service improvements are made possible by a financial contribution from the Ministère des Transports as part of Mobilité Montréal’s mitigation measures.

 

About the RTL

The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is the main transit provider for individuals within the five cities that comprise the Agglomération de Longueuil.
The third-largest public transit organization in Québec, the RTL operates a network of 793 kilometres. With some 1,100 employees, the RTL is a major employer that contributes to the economic vitality of the region.

Ever receptive to its users, the RTL plays a key role in the lives of the people and the communities it serves by providing solutions that are efficient, innovative, and adapted to the evolving needs
of its clientele. Improving quality of life for the citizens of the Agglomération de Longueuil is a top priority for the RTL.