RTL TO SERVE AS OFFICIAL TRANSIT PROVIDER FOR FESTIVAL CLASSICA
Longueuil, May 17, 2019 - For the fifth consecutive year, the RTL will serve as the official transit provider for Festival Classica, to be held from May 24 to June 16.
“We are pleased to be associated with this classical music festival, which will take place partly in beautiful downtown Saint-Lambert. With its highly varied program, Festival Classica is open to all. We encourage festival goers to use public transit as an affordable and reliable way to get to and from the event site, without any of the hassles of parking,” stated Pierre Brodeur, Chairman of the RTL Board of Directors.
Festival goers can ride lines 1 and 6 for free starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 31, until the end of service on Sunday, June 2. Lines 1, 6, 13 and 15 will be also free on Saturday, June 15 from 6 p.m. until the end of service on presentation of a free-ride coupon. A shuttle will also run between the Longueuil terminal and the festival site in Saint-Lambert from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., on Saturday, June 1 and 15.
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.