Thursday November 01, 2012
The RTL will host the ATUQ annual conference in Longueuil in 2014
Longueuil, November 2nd, 2012 – At their public meeting held November 1st, 2012, members of the Board of Directors of the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) adopted a resolution to propose the candidacy of the RTL to host the annual conference of the Association du transport du transport urbain du Québec on the territory of the Longueuil agglomeration in 2014.
This event welcoming approximately 200 participants will be the meeting place of all the major players in public transit and in sustainable development and transportation. Guest speakers from here and elsewhere attending the ATUQ conference will share their best experiences and discuss the progress and the main issues of tomorrow’s transportation with the participants.
« Longueuil is proud to propose its candidacy to welcome Quebec’s major players in public transit for their annual conference in 2014, which is the ideal platform to discuss issues, priorities and commitments related to public transit services. The ATUQ plays an active role indispensable to our decision makers and to the government in order to ensure the promotion of public transit and stress the front-line role its members play in sustainable transportation and development » declared Caroline St-Hilaire, Chairman the RTL’s Board of Directors and Mayor of Longueuil.
About the ATUQ
L’Association du transport urbain du Québec (ATUQ) is the reference in public transit in Québec. It represents nine public transit organizations: Montréal, Québec, Lévis, Laval, Longueuil, Gatineau, Trois-Rivières, Saguenay and Sherbrooke. It is a consultation and a political and public representation organization that promotes public transit as well as the positioning of its member organizations as front-line players in sustainable development and transportation.
To know more, please visit: www.atuq.com