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Monday November 25, 2019

RTL TO SERVE AS OFFICIAL TRANSIT PROVIDER FOR MARCHÉ DE NOËL ET DES TRADITIONS DE LONGUEUIL

Longueuil, November 25, 2019 - The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is once again partnering this year with the Marché de Noël et des Traditions de Longueuil, to be held from November 29 to December 22 at Parc St. Mark in Vieux-Longueuil. Service on lines 8, 28 and 88 will be free for the occasion, starting at 6 p.m. on December 6 until the end of service on December 8, on presentation of a coupon for a free ride.

“We encourage the population to use public transit to get to the event more easily. Showcasing local artisans and agri-food producers, the fun and festive Marché de Noël et des Traditions de Longueuil has become an essential part of the Agglomération’s Christmas celebrations, attracting numerous visitors each year,” stated Pierre Brodeur, Chairman of the RTL Board of Directors. “We’re very pleased to play a part in the success of the event as its official transit provider.”

To get a coupon for a free ride, visit the RTL’s website at www.rtl-longueuil.qc.ca or the Métiers et Traditions website at www.metierstraditions.com.

From left to right: Louise Darveau, artisan, Gilles Garand, Chairman of the Métiers & Traditions Board of Directors, Sylvie Parent, Mayor of Longueuil, Pierre Brodeur, Chairman of RTL Board of Directors, Lucie Gauthier, general coordinator, Trades & traditions and Patsy Van Roost, artisan.
 

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. The RTL is the tenth best employer in Canada in 2019 according to Forbes.

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.