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INCREASE IN RTL RIDERSHIP SUSTAINED IN 2018

Thursday October 18, 2018

Longueuil, October 18, 2018 – For the second consecutive year, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) recorded an increase in ridership across both its regular network and the paratransit network.

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RTL wants to hear from users about ways to improve its services

Thursday October 11, 2018

Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, October 11, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is preparing to review its services in Saint Bruno-de-Montarville and wants to hear from users about their needs and priorities. A public consultation will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 2018, at 7 p.m., at Centre Marcel Dulude.

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RTL RECOGNIZED FOR ITS CUSTOMER SERVICE

Thursday October 11, 2018

Longueuil, October 11, 2018 – During the annual conference of the Association du transport urbain du Québec (ATUQ), the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) was awarded a Recognition award for the quality of its customer service.

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OFFICIAL TRANSIT PROVIDER OF LUMIFEST

Tuesday October 09, 2018

Longueuil, October 9, 2018 – As the official transit provider of Festival Lumifest, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) will provide free evening service on lines 8, 28 and 88 to the site of the videomapping (architectural projection) festival, to be held in Vieux-Longueuil on October 12, 13 and 14.

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RTL PARTNERS WITH 36 HEURES EN COULEURS

Thursday October 04, 2018

Longueuil, October 4, 2018 – As the official transit provider for the 36 heures en couleurs, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) will provide free service on line  71 to the event site at Parc Michel-Chartrand.

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RTL OPENS ITS DOORS TO USERS

Tuesday October 02, 2018

Longueuil, October 3, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) will hold its next public Board of Directors meetings in the council chambers of the Saint-Lambert, Longueuil, Boucherville and Brossard city halls, allowing users to more easily attend the sessions.

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RTL SUPPORTS CARREFOUR LE MOUTIER AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

Friday September 28, 2018

Longueuil, September 28, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to announce its renewed support for Carrefour Le Moutier, an organization that comes to the aid of people in distress, by promoting the latter’s Réseau Sentinelles awareness campaign aboard the RTL’s buses.

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RTL TO PROVIDE FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE AS OFFICIAL TRANSIT PROVIDER OF DÉFI DES GÉNÉRATIONS

Wednesday September 19, 2018

Longueuil, September 19, 2018 – As the official transit provider of the Défi des générations contre le cancer 2018, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to support the Fondation Hôpital Charles-LeMoyne by providing public transit to Parc Poly-aréna in Brossard on Saturday, September 29.

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RTL AND THÉÂTRE DE LA VILLE RENEW PARTNERSHIP FOR 4TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Thursday September 13, 2018

Longueuil, September 13, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) and Théâtre de la Ville are proud to announce the renewal of their partnership for the fourth consecutive year, news that comes on opening day of the Théâtre’s 2018-2019 season.

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RTL TAKES PART IN DÉFI SANS AUTO SOLO

Thursday September 13, 2018

Longueuil, September 13, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to participate in the Défi sans auto solo, which will take place from September 17 to 23. The RTL encourages its employees to use public transit for one or more days during the week of the Défi. With a remarkable number of participants in 2015, the RTL was one of the winners of that year’s friendly competition between companies.

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RTL TO SERVE AS OFFICIAL TRANSIT PROVIDER FOR RENDEZ-VOUS DE LA MAIRIE

Tuesday September 04, 2018

Longueuil, August 31, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to serve as the official transit provider for the 8th edition of the Rendez-vous de la Mairie, to take place in Boucherville on September 6, at 8 p.m., at Parc de la Rivière-aux-Pins.

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RÉSEAU RAPIDE D’AGGLOMÉRATION: 21 NEW, UNIVERSALLY ACCESSIBLE, NEXT-GENERATION BUS SHELTERS

Friday August 31, 2018

Longueuil, August 31, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to announce that its Réseau rapide d’agglomération (RRA) is being extended along boulevard Taschereau, with 21 new, universally accessible bus shelters to be installed in the next few weeks between boulevard Lafayette in Longueuil and the Panama terminal in Brossard.

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THE MAYORS OF THE AGGLOMÉRATION DE LONGUEUIL UNITE AROUND VISION 2025 FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT

Monday August 20, 2018

LONGUEUIL, August 20, 2018 — To improve quality of life for the residents of the Agglomération de Longueuil and to alleviate road congestion, which is increasing at a phenomenal pace, the municipalities in the agglomeration have united around an integrated vision of public transit. The outcome of this invaluable collaboration is Vision 2025 for Public Transit, which will enable Québec’s third-largest transit organization to offer citizens in the Agglomération de Longueuil high-performance, efficient service geared to sustainable mobility.

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RTL OFFICIAL PUBLIC TRANSIT PROVIDER OF SAINT-LAMBERT EN FÊTE

Wednesday August 08, 2018

Longueuil, August 6, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to act as the official transit provider, for the third consecutive year, of Saint-Lambert en Fête, which will take place from August 23 to 26.

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FESTIN CULTUREL: RTL to offer free shuttle service

Wednesday July 25, 2018

Longueuil, July 24, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) will act as the official transit provider for the Festin Culturel, which will take place on August 10 and 11 at Parc Sorbonne in Brossard.

 

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SIGNING OF RTL DRIVERS’ COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT

Tuesday July 24, 2018

Longueuil, July 20, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to announce that the collective agreement for its drivers was signed on July 19.

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RTL PUBLISHES 2017 ANNUAL REPORT

Thursday July 19, 2018

Longueuil, July 4, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to announce the publication of its 2017 annual report, outlining its achievements and how they benefit users.

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RTL LAUNCHES “BIKES ON BOARD” PILOT PROJECT

Thursday July 19, 2018

Longueuil, July 12, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to launch a pilot project to transport bikes on board buses. This service will be in effect on certain lines, on Saturdays and Sundays between July 14 and August 19.

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SOMMET DES ARTS ET DE LA MUSIQUE DE LONGUEUIL: RTL TO OFFER FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE

Wednesday July 04, 2018

Longueuil, June 28, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) will act as the official transit provider for the Sommet des arts et de la musique (SAM) de Longueuil, which will take place from July 5 to 8.

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L’OSM À BROSSARD: RTL TO INCREASE SERVICE

Friday June 29, 2018

Longueuil, June 28, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to be the official transit provider for the L’OSM à Brossard event, which will take place on July 4 at Parc de la Sorbonne.

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SCHEDULE FOR UPCOMING STATUTORY HOLIDAYS

Friday June 22, 2018

Longueuil, June 21, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) wishes to inform users that the Sunday schedule will be in effect for the Fête nationale du Québec and Canada Day, on Mondays, June 25 and July 2, respectively.

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RTL EMPLOYEES DONATE NEARLY $27,000 TO OPÉRATION ENFANT SOLEIL !

Thursday June 21, 2018

Longueuil, June 20, 2018 – On June 17, employees of the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) travelled to the Opération Enfant Soleil telethon in Québec City to present a cheque for $26,600 on behalf of their colleagues.

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FÊTE NATIONALE DU QUÉBEC: RTL TO IMPROVE SERVICE

Monday June 18, 2018

The RTL is the official transit provider of the Saint-Hubert celebrations
 
Longueuil, June 15, 2018 – Once again this year, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to act as the official transit provider for the Fête nationale du Québec celebrations at Parc de la Cité in Saint-Hubert, on Sunday, June 24.

 

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RTL PARTNERS WITH LA GRANDE GOURMANDISE

Wednesday June 13, 2018

Longueuil, June 8, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) will be partnering with Festival La Grande Gourmandise by providing free and efficient transportation to the event site. 

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BUS SAFETY AWARENESS ACTIVITY

Wednesday June 13, 2018

COME MEET OUR TEAMS AT THE LONGUEUIL TERMINAL!
 
Longueuil, June 12, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL), in collaboration with the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ), will hold a road safety awareness activity at the Longueuil terminal on Tuesday, June 19, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Our team members, along with SAAQ patrollers, will be on site to educate public transit users and drivers about blind spots around buses, those areas where the risk of a collision is higher. 
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RTL PARTNERS WITH “TROQUE TON TICKET” CAMPAIGN

Monday June 11, 2018

Longueuil, June 6, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to once again partner with the Service de police de l’Agglomération de Longueuil’s (SPAL) Troque ton ticket campaign, designed to promote active mobility and educate pedestrians and cyclists about good behaviour on the road. 

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BUS DES ÎLES TO START RUNNING JUNE 23

Friday June 01, 2018

Longueuil, May 30, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to announce that the Bus des îles will be running for the second year in a row, thanks to a partnership with Ville de Longueuil, Tourisme Montérégie and Sépaq. From June 23 until September 3, the shuttle will transport customers free of charge from the Longueuil terminal to the Longueuil municipal beach and the Îles-de-Boucherville national park. 

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RTL AND OFFICE EMPLOYEES’ UNION APPROVE GLOBAL SETTLEMENT PROPOSAL

Thursday May 24, 2018

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. 

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RTL PARTNERS WITH FESTIVAL CLASSICA

Wednesday May 23, 2018

Longueuil, May 18, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to partner with the Festival Classica for the fourth year in a row by providing practical and efficient public transit solutions. 

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RTL PARTNERS WITH FESTIVAL DES 36 H EN ACTION AND MARATHON SSQ DE LONGUEUIL

Wednesday May 16, 2018

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. 

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

Tuesday May 15, 2018

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. 

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REAL-TIME INFORMATION NOW AVAILABLE FOR 9 LINES

Tuesday May 08, 2018

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.

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RTL PARTNERS WITH THE SOURCE BLEUE WALK

Monday May 07, 2018

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. 

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RTL PARTNERS WITH THE RIDE OF SILENCE

Monday May 07, 2018

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. 

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RTL GRANTS CONTRACT FOR FIVE 100% ELECTRIC BUSES

Thursday May 03, 2018

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.

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QUEBEC’S SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY POLICY - RTL WELCOMES THE 2030 SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY PLAN

Monday April 23, 2018

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.

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MICHEL VEILLEUX APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF AQTr

Monday April 23, 2018

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.

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

Thursday April 05, 2018

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.

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OPERATIONS BY SAAQ CONSTABLES DISRUPT PUBLIC TRANSIT NETWORKS ACROSS QUÉBEC, INCLUDING RTL

Wednesday March 28, 2018

Longueuil, March 28, 2018 – Since this morning, service on several of the province’s public transit networks, including the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL), has been disrupted due to operations by Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) constables, who are pulling over buses and issuing fines for overweight vehicles.

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RTL TO SERVE MAISON SOURCE BLEUE

Thursday March 15, 2018

Longueuil, March 15, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to announce that its T90 shared taxi line will begin serving the Maison de soins palliatifs Source Bleue in Boucherville starting on April 2.

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BY POPULAR DEMAND: NEW SKIBUS SCHEDULE!

Monday February 26, 2018

Longueuil, February 22, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is adding three new departures for its SkiBus shuttle. Starting this Saturday morning, the SkiBus will begin its day at 9 a.m. from the Longueuil–Université-de-Sherbrooke metro. Three new departures in each direction are being added to the current schedule.

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INCREASE IN RTL RIDERSHIP IN 2017

Tuesday February 20, 2018

Longueuil, February 20, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to announce an increase in ridership, as well as top-notch service delivery results in 2017.

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NEW LINES ADDED IN LONGUEIL AND BOUCHERVILLE

Friday February 16, 2018

Longueuil, February 16 , 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to announce that it will be adding two new lines to its network starting April 2 in order to improve service from the Longueuil-Saint-Hubert train station and access to the Longueuil metro from Boucherville.

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RTL TO NOW MANAGE METROPOLITAN INFRASTRUCTURE

Thursday February 01, 2018

Longueuil, February 1, 2018 – At the first public meeting of the year of the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) Board of Directors, the directors approved an agreement in principle with the Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain (ARTM) that puts the RTL in charge of managing the various metropolitan infrastructures on the territory of the Agglomération de Longueuil.

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SKIBUS A TREMENDOUS SUCCESS

Friday January 26, 2018

Longueuil, January 26, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to announce that the SkiBus has been a great success with already record ridership after only its second weekend.

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RTL TO SERVE AS OFFICIAL TRANSIT PROVIDER FOR FESTIVAL CARIBÜ

Thursday January 25, 2018

Longueuil, January 25, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) will be partnering with the second edition of Festival Caribü, set to take place February 15, 17 at Place Charles-Le Moyne in Longueuil.

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RIDE THE SKIBUS AND GET A DISCOUNT AT SKI SAINT-BRUNO

Thursday January 11, 2018

Longueuil, January 10, 2018 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to announce that Ski Saint-Bruno will offer a 50% discount on regularly priced single lift tickets to skiers and snowboarders who use the RTL’s SkiBus shuttle service.

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