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About the RTL

Founded in July 1974, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) has logged over one billion trips since its inception. The third-largest transit corporation in Québec, its territory covers 282 km2 and the five cities that comprise the Agglomération de Longueuil: Boucherville, Brossard, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Longueuil, and Saint-Lambert  

The RTL in numbers

12 hybrid buses
28 articulated buses
344 conventional buses
Bus lines
84 regular lines
1 metropolitan line (AMT line 90)
68 school lines
Shared taxi service
14 shared taxi lines
Bus stops
673 with bus shelters
Number of kilometers travelled on an annual basis
(the equivalent of 510 times around the Earth)
Length of network
793 km

Most bus lines go to the Longueuil, Downtown or Panama terminals; two are bound for the Papineau and Radisson metro stations, and the others (taxis included) circulate within the territory. 

The network is structured in a way that meets users’ transit needs and always with a view to reducing commute times. Customers benefit from direct access to the Downtown terminal in the southern part of the territory and to the Longueuil terminal in the northern part of the territory.

The RTL also offers commuters not served by a regular bus line, a shared taxi service enabling residents of certain developing or less populated sectors as well as certain industrial parks to have access to public transit.
The RTL also offers several school lines in order to facilitate students’ transit on its territory.
The RTL offers a paratransit service to users with a significant and chronic handicap, who are unable to use regular public transit. You will find all the details in the Paratransit section. Furthermore, with a view to offering a bus service to as many people as possible, the RTL has adopted a universal access policy in order to gradually enable all types of customers to use the regular network for their trips. It is called RTL Universel.

The same applies along major roads on which the territory’s main points of interest are located.  Based on the responses to the 2013 Origine-Destination survey, RTL customers are 91.2% South Shore residents, while 8.8% are non-residents, mainly from Montréal. The average age of customers is 34.8 years.