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Friday September 04, 2015

DÉFI SANS AUTO SOLO

Longueuil, September 3, 2015 – An important player in the public transit sector in the Agglomération de Longueuil, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to promote sustainable methods of transportation by encouraging its employees and citizens to take on the Défi sans auto solo, on Wednesday, September 16, 2015. The RTL is also urging companies and institutions within the Agglomération to follow suit by encouraging their staff and students to use public transit to get around.

“By participating in the Défi, we are reaffirming the commitment we made in our Vision d’ensemble 2013-2022 to promote a better quality of life for all, specifically by contributing to the improvement of air quality. When it comes to this fun activity, everyone is a winner!,” declared Colette Éthier, Chair of the RTL Board of Directors.

The data collected during last year’s challenge show a reduction of 14.7 tons of greenhouse gas emissions in just one day. Participants have their choice of several transportation methods: public transit, of course, as well as carpooling, cycling, rollerblading, walking, or a combination of sustainable methods.

To participate, register before September 16 at www.defisansauto.com.



About RTL

The Réseau de transport de Longueuil 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, it makes over 35 million trips annually. With some 1,100 employees, the RTL is a major employer that contributes to the economic vitality of the region.

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.



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Anne-Louise Milot, Public Affairs Advisor
Réseau de transport de Longueuil
450-442-8600, ext. 8145
almilot@rtl-longueuil.qc.ca