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Monday October 30, 2017

New, universally accessible line

Longueuil, October 30, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to announce the addition, starting November 6, of a new line accessible to people in a wheelchair or using a motorized mobility aid. Line 28, which serves chemin Chambly, City Hall, and the public market in Longueuil, will become the ninth line in the network of universally accessible lines on the RTL’s territory.

“Universal accessibility is a priority for our organization, which is why we work hard every day to make it easier for people with reduced mobility to get around, in order to work toward creating a service that is universally accessible to all our users,” emphasized Colette Éthier, Chairman of the RTL Board of Directors. 

Each bus on this new line will have a reserved space for people in a wheelchair or using a motorized mobility aid, such as a three-wheel or four-wheel scooter (which must comply with the maximum allowable dimensions). The driver will deploy an access ramp at the front door to allow these passengers to board. The bus can also be lowered for easy boarding. 

When planning your trip, we encourage you to consult our website for the maximum allowable dimensions for wheelchairs, three-wheel and four-wheel scooters. You can also contact our Customer Service department at 450-463-0131.

 

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.

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.


Source:

Alicia Lymburner

Office : 450 463-7101 post 8145
Cellular : 514 242-6868

alymburner@rtl-longueuil.qc.ca