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RTL PRESENTS ITS PLAN DE DÉVELOPPEMENT EN ACCESSIBILITÉ UNIVERSELLE 2021-2026 AND RENEWS SCHOOL TRANSIT AGREEMENTS

Thursday October 07, 2021

Longueuil, September 2, 2021 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to present its new Plan de développement en accessibilité universelle (PDAU), or universal accessibility development plan, which will cover the period of 2021 to 2026. 

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RTL SERVICE FOR LABOUR DAY

Thursday September 30, 2021

Longueuil, August 31, 2021 - The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) wishes to remind users that a special schedule will be in effect on Monday, September 6, for Labour Day. The schedule changes will apply to all RTL services.

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VIRTUAL CONSULTATIONS ON THE VISION FOR THE NEW BUS NETWORK IN THE AGGLOMÉRATION DE LONGUEUIL

Tuesday August 31, 2021

Longueuil, August 30, 2021 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) invites residents of the Agglomération de Longueuil to voice their opinion on the vision for the new bus system. Two virtual public consultation sessions will be held on September 8 and 9. The online consultations via Web platform will also continue until September 30.

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First steps toward electrification: RTL rolls out first electric buses!

Wednesday August 25, 2021

Longueuil, August 24, 2021 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is taking a major step forward in its electrification plan with the introduction of its first fully electric buses, making it the first transit provider in Québec to put 100% electric, slow-charging midibuses on the road. These five small vehicles will operate in each of the cities in the Agglomération de Longueuil as a pilot project, free of charge as an incentive to users.

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RTL improves service for new school year

Friday August 20, 2021

Longueuil, August 18, 2021 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is announcing today that new services will take effect starting August 23 to better serve Cégep and university students, as well as employees returning to in-person learning in the coming weeks.

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Saint-Lambert Days: Free service on lines 1 and 6

Wednesday August 18, 2021

Longueuil, August 13, 2021 – The Saint-Lambert Days, presented by the Corporation de développement économique (CDE) and Ville de Saint-Lambert, will be returning shortly, and the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to serve as the official transit provider.

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VACCIBUS TO TRAVEL ACROSS THE TERRITORY TO VACCINATE THE PUBLIC AGAINST COVID-19

Thursday July 15, 2021

Longueuil, July 13, 2021 – Starting today, the CISSS de la Montérégie-Centre will be making the rounds of the territory in a specially designed bus in order to vaccinate people against COVID-19. The Vaccibus initiative was made possible by the collaboration of the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL).

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RTL to operate two summer shuttles to Agglomération de Longueuil national parks

Wednesday June 23, 2021

Longueuil, June 23, 2021 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to announce that summer shuttles will run between the Longueuil terminus, located at the Longueuil–Université-de-Sherbrooke metro station, and the Îles-de-Boucherville and Mont Saint-Bruno national parks, starting Saturday, June 26.

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ONLINE CONSULTATION ON THE NEW BUS NETWORK IN THE AGGLOMÉRATION DE LONGUEUIL

Tuesday June 22, 2021

Longueuil, June 21, 2021 — Ever attentive to its users, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) has set up an online consultation platform to share its proposals for the new public transit network with the citizens of the Agglomération.

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RTL ANNOUNCES SUMMER SERVICE

Monday June 21, 2021

Longueuil, June 18, 2021 – As restrictions are gradually lifted in the Agglomération de Longueuil, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) wishes to inform its users that its new summer service will take effect on June 21, 2021; unlike previous years, service will be maintained at current levels.

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RTL SERVICE ON THE FÊTE NATIONALE DU QUÉBEC AND CANADA DAY

Friday June 18, 2021

Longueuil, June 17, 2021 - The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) wishes to remind users that special schedules for the Fête nationale du Québec and Canada Day will be in effect on Thursday, June 24 and Thursday, July 1. These modified schedules will apply to all RTL services.

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IMPROVED USER EXPERIENCE: NEW BUS SHELTER ON BOULEVARD COUSINEAU

Monday June 14, 2021

Longueuil, June 10, 2021 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) has installed a bus shelter on boulevard Cousineau in Longueuil, at the corner of rue Coderre, as it continues to improve its bus shelters throughout the territory of the Agglomération de Longueuil.

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RTL STRONGLY DENOUNCES PLANNED CUTS BY ARTM

Friday June 04, 2021

Longueuil, June 3, 2021 — The Board of Directors of the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) strongly denounces the budget cuts announced by the Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain (ARTM), revealed on Wednesday in various media outlets. A resolution to this effect was adopted unanimously by the members of the RTL’s Board of Directors at the public meeting of June 3, 2021.

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RTL WINS COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Wednesday May 26, 2021

Longueuil, May 20, 2021 – On Wednesday, May 19, during a virtual presentation, the Société québécoise des professionnels en relations publiques (SQPRP) awarded the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) the silver medal in the category “COVID-19 strategic communication campaign.” 

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APPS NOW SHOW EXPECTED CROWDING LEVELS ON YOUR BUS

Tuesday May 25, 2021

Longueuil, May 20, 2021 — Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) users can now use the Chrono and Transit apps to plan their trips based on how crowded their bus is expected to be at any given stop.

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RTL SERVICE ON NATIONAL PATRIOTS’ DAY

Monday May 17, 2021

Longueuil, May 14, 2021 – The RTL wishes to advise its users that a special schedule will be in effect on Monday, May 24, 2021, for National Patriots’ Day. The modified schedule will apply to all services.

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Earth Day: RTL now recycling masks at Longueuil terminal

Friday April 23, 2021

Longueuil, April 22, 2021 – Following the announcement that it would be recycling its employees’ single-use masks, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) will be installing mask collection boxes for users at the Longueuil terminal, effective today.

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RTL to offer shuttle service for COVID-19 vaccination

Monday April 12, 2021

Longueuil, April 8, 2021 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL), in association with the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de la Montérégie-Est, is offering a shuttle service to Centre Marcel-Dulude in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville on April 13 and to Hôtel Mortagne in Boucherville on April 22 for the COVID-19 vaccination.

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RTL SERVICE AS OF APRIL 5

Thursday April 01, 2021

Longueuil, 2021-03-29 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) wishes to inform users of slight changes to its service scheduled to take effect on April 5, 2021.

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EASTER SCHEDULE

Thursday April 01, 2021

Longueuil, March 29, 2021 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) wishes to inform its users that a special Easter schedule will be in effect on Friday, April 2 and Monday, April 5. The modified schedule will apply to all RTL services.

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PROVINCIAL BUDGET: RTL WELCOMES FUNDS ALLOCATED TO REBUILDING ITS SAINT HUBERT OPERATING CENTRE

Tuesday March 30, 2021

Longueuil, March 25, 2021 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) welcomes the funds earmarked by the Québec government in today’s provincial budget for the reconstruction of its Saint-Hubert operating centre.

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RTL seeking closer ties with businesses – new service agreement with Groupe AFFI in Boucherville

Monday March 15, 2021

Longueuil, March 12, 2021 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) and Groupe AFFI are launching a pilot project to improve public transit services for employees of the Boucherville-based company starting April 5.

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RTL to recycle single-use masks

Monday March 15, 2021

Longueuil, March 12, 2021 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is proud to announce that it has begun collecting the single-use masks worn by its employees.

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RTL INSTALLS DIGITAL SIGNS IN BUS SHELTERS

Monday February 15, 2021

Longueuil, February 11, 2021 — The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) has awarded a contract for a digital signage solution in its bus shelters. The 120 digital signs, to be installed network-wide in the Agglomération de Longueuil, will be a major plus for users.

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IMPROVED USER EXPERIENCE: 33 NEW BUS SHELTERS

Thursday February 04, 2021

Longueuil, February 3, 2021 — In a move designed to improve the comfort and safety of its users, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to announce that it has replaced 33 bus shelters on its territory since late 2020. This initiative is part of the RTL’s bus shelter management plan, which will see 98 bus shelters replaced over a three-year period.

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RTL PRESENTS ITS BRIEF TO ARTM

Thursday January 28, 2021

Longueuil, January 26, 2021 – As part of the ongoing public hearings of the Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain (ARTM), Jonathan Tabarah, Chairman of the RTL Board of Directors, accompanied by Longueuil mayor Sylvie Parent, today presented the brief produced by the RTL and Ville de Longueuil on the ARTM’s draft Plan stratégique de développement de l’ARTM (PSD).

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NEW LOCKDOWN: RTL STANDING BY FOR ESSENTIAL TRAVEL

Friday January 08, 2021

Longueuil, January 7, 2021 - In response to the latest government measures put in place to manage the COVID-19 pandemic, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) wishes to reassure its users and partners that all current services will be maintained, namely buses, shared taxis, and RTL à la demande.

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