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RTL proud to partner with Operation Red Nose!

Wednesday November 15, 2017

Longueuil, November 15, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to support the 11th annual Operation Red Nose Longueuil/Rive-Sud campaign. To mark the occasion, on the evening of December 8, RTL representatives, along with the mascot, will tour the South Shore, making stops at several locations. The purpose of the tour is to encourage responsible behaviour and getting home safely by using Operation Red Nose’s ride home service or public transit.

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New, universally accessible line

Monday October 30, 2017

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.

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RTL and DEL welcome commitment by Lumenpulse

Thursday October 26, 2017

Longueuil, October 26, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) and Développement économique de l’agglomération de Longueuil (DEL) wish to applaud Lumenpulse, which recently settled in Longueuil, for its commitment to promoting public transit use by its employees.

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ATUQ recognition award

Monday October 23, 2017

RTL praised for Chrono pilot project

Longueuil, October 23, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) was delighted to receive a recognition award at the annual Association du transport urbain du Québec (ATUQ) conference last Thursday for its partnership with the RTM on the Chrono project.

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RTL welcomes appointment of two Transport ministers

Wednesday October 11, 2017

Longueuil, October 11, 2017 – On the heels of yesterday’s cabinet shuffle, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) welcomes the appointment of André Fortin as Minister of Transport, Sustainable Mobility and Transport Electrification, and Véronyque Tremblay as Deputy Minister of Transport.

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LUMIFEST: RTL TO PROVIDE FREE PUBLIC TRANSIT

Thursday October 05, 2017

A brilliant light show awaits you!   

Longueuil, October 5 , 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to announce a new partnership, this time as official public transit provider for the Lumifest, festival de fresques lumineuses event taking place in Vieux-Longueuil from October 12 to 14.

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36 H EN COULEURS: RTL TO PROVIDE FREE PUBLIC TRANSIT

Monday October 02, 2017

Celebrate the fall colours in Longueuil   

Longueuil, October 2 – Once again this year, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to serve as the official public transit provider for the 36 h en couleurs celebrations, from October 6 to 8 at Parc Michel-Chartrand.

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Défi des générations contre le cancer

Tuesday September 26, 2017

RTL to provide free public transit

Longueuil, September 26, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to announce that it will provide free shuttle service to participants of the Fondation de l’Hôpital Charles-Le Moyne’s Défi des générations contre le cancer, to take place on Saturday, September 30, at Parc Poly-Aréna and in the streets of Brossard.

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RTL announces new organizational structure

Thursday September 21, 2017

Longueuil, September 21, 2017 – Prompted by the new public transit governance structure for the greater Montréal area and substantial government funding for several different projects, the RTL is making significant transformations within its organization. Together with its board of directors, it will implement changes to its management structure starting today.

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DÉFI SANS AUTO SOLO

Monday September 18, 2017

RTL encourages you to take on the challenge !

Longueuil, September 18, 2017 – 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 20, 2015.

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Phase two of the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund

Friday September 15, 2017

RTL receives more than $60 million to improve customer service and purchase new buses

Longueuil, September 15, 2017 – On the heels of the announcement of an initial $62 million investment by the governments of Canada and Québec in order to carry out 34 different projects, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) applauds a second investment of more than $60 million under phase two of the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF).

 

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A successful summer for the RTL!

Thursday September 07, 2017

Longueuil, September 7, 2017 – With school back in full swing, it’s time once again for the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) to take stock of the summer that has just come to a close, which was excellent all around.

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Road work in the greater metropolitan region

Tuesday September 05, 2017

$1.5 M investment to lessen impacts  on citizens of Agglomération de Longueuil 

Longueuil, September 1, 2017 – Given the major ongoing roadwork on the island of Montréal and its impacts on travel for all South Shore residents, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) applauds the investments announced by Mobilité Montréal and the Ministère des Transports du Québec. This $1.5 million in financial support will help to lessen the impacts of the construction on the population of the Agglomération de Longueuil

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RTL goes above and beyond for the new school year

Thursday August 31, 2017

Longueuil, August 29, 2017 – As the new school year gets underway, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to announce a series of changes that will further improve its services.

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Boucherville’s 350th anniversary: Spotlight on transportation with RTL!

Monday August 14, 2017

Longueuil, August 11, 2017 – Boucherville is celebrating its 350th anniversary this year and to mark the occasion, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to present a program of activities centered around the various methods of transportation that have shaped the city’s history over the centuries.

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RENDEZ-VOUS DE LA MAIRIE 2017: The RTL will be there!

Tuesday August 01, 2017

LONGUEUIL, August 1, 2017 – Once again, Boucherville residents can count on the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) to participate in the Rendez-vous de la Mairie 2017, to be held on August 10.

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Negotiations with bus drivers RTL compliant with Bill 24, demands a mediator

Friday July 28, 2017

RTL compliant with Bill 24, demands a mediator

Longueuil, July 28, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) has been negotiating with its bus drivers to reach a new collective agreement since the latter expired on December 31, 2016.

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Pilot project aimed at learning to use public transit

Monday July 24, 2017

Longueuil, July 24, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL), in collaboration with Ville de Longueuil, is pleased to announce the launch of a pilot project designed to help young children attending the Scouts day camp in Saint-Hubert learn about using public transit.

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Bus des îles: great first weekend!

Thursday July 20, 2017

Longueuil, July 26, 2017 – Last weekend's launch of the Réseau de transport de Longueuil's (RTL) free shuttle service to the Longueuil municipal beach and the Parc national des îles de Boucherville was a huge success.

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RTL to offer free shuttle service

Tuesday July 18, 2017

Longueuil, July 13, 2017 – To make it easier for spectators to attend L’OSM à Brossard, on Tuesday, July 25, at 7:30 p.m., at Parc Poly-Aréna, for the second year in a row the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) will be the official transit provider of this major cultural event.

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Réseau de transport de Longueuil to purchase five small electric buses

Tuesday July 18, 2017

Longueuil, July 17, 2017 – As part of the ongoing electrification of its network, by the end of the summer, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) will issue a request for proposals for a company capable of supplying it with five small, electric buses—a first in Québec.

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Free shuttle to serve Longueil beach and parc national des îles-de-boucherville this summer

Monday July 17, 2017

Longueuil, July 18, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) and its partners, Ville de Longueuil, Tourisme Montérégie, and SÉPAQ, are pleased to announce an agreement regarding a pilot project for a free shuttle service to the Longueuil municipal beach and the Parc national des Îles-de-Boucherville this summer.

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Investments of over $62.4 million in customer experience and infrastructure at RTL

Monday July 10, 2017

Longueuil, July 10, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) welcomes the investment of over $62.4 million announced by the governments of Canada and Québec to carry out 34 projects as part of the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund.

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Sommet des Arts et de la Musique: RTL to offer free transit

Thursday July 06, 2017

LONGUEUIL, July 6, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to act as the official transit provider for the Sommet des Arts et de la Musique (SAM) de Longueuil, which will take place in Longueuil from July 11 to 16.

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RTL’s 2016 annual report now available online

Monday July 03, 2017

LONGUEUIL, June 29, 2017 — The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is very proud to unveil its 2016 annual report, which is sporting a brand new look.

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RTL more attuned than ever to its partners

Wednesday June 21, 2017

LONGUEUIL, June 19, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to announce the creation of a new partners’ committee to foster dialogue with the community. This initiative will allow the RTL to learn about its partners’ issues firsthand, while also giving it the opportunity to showcase its completed and ongoing projects.

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RTL launches new real-time information system

Wednesday June 21, 2017

LONGUEUIL, June 19, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to announce the launch of a new real-time information system across its entire network.

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Regular service at Réseau de transport de Longueuil

Sunday June 04, 2017

Longueuil, June 4, 2017 – On the occasion of the general assembly held today by the drivers’ union, the RTL wishes to reassure its passengers and inform them that service will continue uninterrupted across its network.

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RTL SIGNS NEW COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT WITH MAINTENANCE EMPLOYEES’ UNION

Friday June 02, 2017

Longueuil, June 2, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) and the maintenance employees’ union (CSN) have signed a new six-year collective agreement that will see salaries  increase by 12.25% by December 19, 2021.

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RTL concludes agreement in principle with Government of Québec transition committee and announces service improvements

Friday June 02, 2017

Longueuil, June 2, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement in principle with the Government of Québec’s transition committee for the renewal of the agreement regarding line 90 – Express Chevrier.

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FREE TRANSIT FOR DELIVERY PERSONS ON RTL TERRITORY

Wednesday May 31, 2017

Longueuil, May 31, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud announce that it will offer free transit for one year to the three people who deliver the L’Itinéraire newspaper to the locations permitted by the cities in the Agglomération de Longueuil. This will allow them to ride the RTL’s buses for free to their various drop-off points, thus helping to boost sales of the newspaper.

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RTL to serve as official transit provider for Festival Classica

Tuesday May 30, 2017

Longueuil, May 30, 2017 – For the third consecutive year, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to be the official transit provider for Saint-Lambert’s Festival Classica, to take place from May 26 to June 4.

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RTL TO OFFER FREE RIDES TO 36 HEURES EN ACTION AND MARATHON SSQ PARTICIPANTS

Monday May 15, 2017

Longueuil, May 15, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to announce that, for the second consecutive year, it will act as the official transit provider for 36 heures en action, to take place from May 19-21, and for the Marathon SSQ, organized by Ville de Longueuil.

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RTL REACHES AGREEMENT WITH MAINTENANCE WORKERS’ UNION

Tuesday May 09, 2017

Longueuil, May 8, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) welcomes the agreement in principle signed at last night’s general assembly by the Syndicat des employés d’entretien (maintenance workers’ union) (CSN), which represents some 240 trade workers.

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WALK FOR FONDATION SOURCE BLEUE

Wednesday May 03, 2017

Longueuil, May 2, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL), in collaboration with the city of Boucherville, is proud to announce that it will once again this year offer free shuttle service to participants in the 8th edition of the Marche Source Bleue. The walk, scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 7, will raise funds for the Maison de soins palliatifs Source Bleue.

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NEW RTL EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION PROGRAM

Monday May 01, 2017

Longueuil, May 1, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to have launched its very first employee recognition program. Stemming from the management philosophy adopted by the RTL’s Board of Directors in April 2015, the program aims to recognize employees who play a vital role in the company’s success, honouring them for their dedication and contribution to the RTL’s mission.

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RELEASE OF RTL’S FINANCIAL RESULTS

Wednesday April 12, 2017

Longueuil, April 11, 2017 – During the public Board of Directors meeting held on April 6, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) tabled its audited financial statements for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016.

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TWO NEW ACCESSIBLE LINES FOR PEOPLE WITH REDUCED MOBILITY

Wednesday April 12, 2017

Longueuil, April 12, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to announce the addition of two new accessible lines, the first of which will be introduced this summer. Line 80 will begin operating on August 21, followed by line 28 upon delivery of the RTL’s new buses.

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RTL AU PRIMAIRE - FREE TRAVEL DURING SCHOOL TRIPS

Wednesday March 29, 2017

Longueuil, March 20, 2017 - Building on the success of its RTL au primaire program in over 70 schools, the RTL is pleased to renew and expand its partnership with the three school boards in the Agglomération de Longueuil: Commission scolaire des Patriotes (CSP), Riverside School Board (RSB), and Commission scolaire Marie-Victorin (CSMV).

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37 NEW HYBRID BUSES

Wednesday March 29, 2017

Longueuil, March 22, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) has taken one more step toward the electrification of its fleet with the introduction of a new series of hybrid buses, including 15 now and 22 next fall.

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LEARNING TO USE PUBLIC TRANSIT PROGRAM NOW OFFERED IN 3 SCHOOL BOARDS

Wednesday March 15, 2017

Longueuil, March 10, 2017 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL), in partnership with the Riverside School Board and the Commission scolaire des Patriotes, is proud to announce the launch of the Learning to use public transit program for students with special needs.

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