LONG LIVE SUMMER: KIDS RIDE FOR FREE!
Longueuil, June 21, 2019 - In the hopes of becoming the go-to summer transit provider for citizens of the Agglomération de Longueuil, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is allowing children age 11 and under to ride its buses for free all summer long, from June 24 to August 30, inclusively, and on weekends and holidays during the rest of the year.
“We’re already very present in the community, providing shuttle service to major cultural events and the main recreational tourism sites in the Agglomération. Now, we want to encourage more families to use our safe and affordable service to discover the best our city has to offer,” stated Pierre Brodeur, Chairman of the RTL Board of Directors.
• Summer: at all times, between June 24 and August 30, inclusively;
• Rest of the year: weekends, from 6 p.m. on Friday until the end of service on Sunday, and all day on holidays.
A maximum of five children aged 6-11 per adult may ride for free. The RTL also lets children aged 6 and under ride for free at all times with an adult.
This offer is made possible by a partnership with the Agence régionale de transport métropolitain (ARTM).
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. The RTL is the tenth best employer in Canada in 2019 according to Forbes.
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.