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NEW LOCKDOWN: RTL STANDING BY FOR ESSENTIAL TRAVEL

Longueuil, January 7, 2021 - In response to the latest government measures put in place to manage the COVID-19 pandemic, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) wishes to reassure its users and partners that all current services will be maintained, namely buses, shared taxis, and RTL à la demande.

SERVICE CHANGES STARTING JANUARY 4

Longueuil, December 14, 2020 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) wishes to inform users of changes to its service scheduled to take effect on January 4, 2021.   

RTL TABLES ITS 2021 BUDGET

Longueuil, December 10, 2020 – The Board of Directors of the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) has announced its 2021 budget, totalling $186.5 M, down 8.9% from last year.  

RTL HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Longueuil, December 2, 2020 - The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) wishes to inform its users that a special holiday schedule will be in effect on December 24, 25, 26, and 31, 2020, and on January 1 and 2, 2021, for regular transit services. Changes will also be made to the paratransit schedule between December 24, 2020, and January 2, 2021.

RTL CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF PARATRANSIT SERVICE

Longueuil, November 30, 2020 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to announce that its paratransit service is entering its 40th year. Created in 1981 to meet a growing demand from people with functional limitations, the service has been expanding at an unprecedented rate ever since.

RTL LINE 8 NOW UNIVERSALLY ACCESSIBLE

Longueuil, November 6, 2020 –The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is announcing the addition of an 18th universally accessible line to its network starting in January 2021. Line 8 will have all the features needed to be considered accessible to individuals with reduced mobility who require a wheelchair or a motorized mobility aid. 

40-FT ELECTRIC BUSES : RTL MOVING FORWARD

Longueuil, November 3, 2020 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to announce that it will move forward with launching a request for proposals for the acquisition of five 40-ft. electric buses (the same length as those currently on the road), with the option to purchase five more, thanks to funding from the Québec government that will cover 95% of the cost. 

GOOD NEWS FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT

Longueuil, October 20, 2020 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) welcomes the Québec government’s decision to retain CDPQ Infra to carry out the foundational electric transportation project that will join up with the extension of the metro’s yellow line and run along boulevard Taschereau. 

SERVICE ADJUSTMENTS STARTING OCTOBER 13

Longueuil, October 9, 2020 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) wishes to inform users that adjustments will be made to certain lines after the Thanksgiving holiday, starting on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.

Special Thanksgiving schedule

Longueuil, October 5, 2020 - The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) wishes to remind users that a special schedule will be in effect on Monday, October 12, for Thanksgiving Day. The modified schedule will apply to all RTL services.

NEW LOCKDOWN AND CURFEW

Following the new measures announced by the government, the RTL confirms that its current services will be maintained.

SERVICE CHANGES STARTING JANUARY 4, 2021

Service changes will take effect starting on Monday, January 4, 2021
A reduced schedule will remain in place due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.    

TICKET COUNTER SERVICES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY STARTING NOVEMBER 9

Starting November 9, certain services at the ticket counter will be available by appointment only.

WORK ON BOULEVARD MARIE-VICTORIN

Construction work is currently ongoing on boulevard Marie-Victorin between boulevard De Montarville and rue de Montbrun. 

NEW SCHEDULES FOR LINES 29, 74, 90, 99 AND T94 STARTING OCTOBER 13

Starting Tuesday, adjustments will be made to our service.

AJUSTEMENT DES HORAIRES DE LA LIGNE 90 À PARTIR DU 5 OCTOBRE

Starting October 5, the schedule and route times for line 90 will be adjusted by a few minutes during morning and afternoon rush hours.

T48 : FOUR STOPS MOVED

Effective September 9, four stops on line T48 on boulevard Marie-Victorin will be moved.

TERMINUS PANAMA : AJOUT DE LIGNES VERS LE TERMINUS CENTRE-VILLE

Starting September 9, certain changes will take effect at platform 9 at the Panama terminal, allowing users heading to the Downtown terminal during morning rush hour to also board lines 54244 and 60.

Integrated school lines to serve École secondaire De Mortagne

The RTL has partnered with the Centre de services scolaire des Patriotes to operate integrated school lines between certain Boucherville neighbourhoods and École secondaire De Mortagne.

FACE COVERING MANDATORY FOR CHILDREN OVER AGE 10

Further to a new public health directive, the mandatory age for wearing a face covering on public transit and in enclosed or partially enclosed public places has been lowered to 10.