The RTL offers a brand new transit fare to its customers: The «unlimited evening» fare
Longueuil, March 15th, 2013 – The RTL Board of Directors has adopted a new transit fare, the “unlimited evening” fare, that will be available starting May 1st next.
It is with a view to offer a more diversified range of fares that the Réseau de transport de Longueuil has decided to add an “unlimited evening” fare to its services. Being a new way to encourage the use of public transit, whether for touristic purposes or occasionally, this new fare represents a practical and economical alternative to cash payment. Exclusive to the Solo card, it will be offered at a cost of $4.50 and commuters will be able to have unlimited use of the network from 6:00 p.m. until end of service.
« We have created this fare to offer a wider range of choices to our users and also to facilitate their trips», declared Mrs. Caroline St-Hilaire, President of the RTL. She also added: «The public transit sector being a very dynamic trend, it is important to develop a diversified offer of services adapted to the population’s specific needs and by so doing, encourage the use of public transit».
À propos du RTL
The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is the third public transit organization in importance in Québec with a territory serving the five cities in the Longueuil agglomeration, or 282.4 km2. It serves a population of almost 406,000, making more than 139,000 trips each day. A survey done in 2010 showed a customer satisfaction rate of 94%.
In 2011, the RTL had a record year in traffic with 33.8 million regular service trips. Being the 4th most important employer in the Longueuil agglomeration with 1,032 employees, the RTL is a major player in the region’s economic vitality. With its mission to increase the quality of life of the citizens on its territory by meeting their always evolving transportation needs, the RTL invests a lot of efforts in assuring that its fleet of over 400 buses is reliable.