THE RTL INTRODUCES ITS 2020 BUDGET
Longueuil, November 29, 2019 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil’s (RTL) 2020 budget was adopted at a special meeting of the Agglomération de Longueuil council held on November 28 and open to the public. The budget for the coming year stands at $205 million.
The council also approved the RTL’s capital works program, including its three-year plan (TYP). The capital investments planned for the period of 2020-2029 will total more than $1.04 billion and are conditional on the projects’ eligibility for various government funding programs.
“In the coming years, the RTL will invest a significant amount of money to improve the user experience and respond to the new mobility needs within the Agglomération,” explained Pierre Brodeur, Chairman of the RTL Board of Directors. “This new budget guarantees the sustainability of the service adjustments made in 2019. The RTL’s Board of Directors also earmarked funds for service improvements, which will take effect in early 2020.”
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.