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THE RTL’S GETTING ON BOARD PROGRAM: NOW FOR USERS AGED 55 AND OVER!

2021-11-26 00:00:00

Longueuil, October 25, 2021 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) wishes to encourage Longueuil residents aged 55 and over to use its buses and give their feedback on the advantages of public transit, namely accessibility, reliability and simplicity.

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MAJOR INVESTMENT IN THE ELECTRIFICATION OF URBAN PUBLIC TRANSIT

2021-11-02 00:00:00

Longueuil, November 3, 2021 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) welcomes the announcement made earlier today in Glasgow by the Premier of Québec, who expressed his government’s willingness to invest $5 billion in the electrification of urban public transit systems. This investment will be divided between infrastructure and buses.

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New assignments as of November 1, 2021 RTL adapts its service to new transit habits

2021-11-01 00:00:00

Longueuil, November 1, 2021 – In keeping with the transit habits of South Shore residents, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is continuing to fine-tune its services to meet the needs of users this fall. In the weeks after classes resumed, ridership increased 65% compared to last spring—a sign that residents of the Agglomération de Longueuil are gradually finding their way back to public transit.

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RTL’S 2020 ANNUAL REPORT: ÉCOUTER, S’ADAPTER, SE MOBILISER!

2021-10-19 00:00:00

Longueuil, October 5, 2021 — The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) has released its annual report for 2020, entitled Écouter, s’adapter, se mobiliser! 2020 was marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, which clearly disrupted the organization's operations, leading to a sharp decrease in ridership.

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100 NEW SIGNS FOR REAL-TIME UPDATES IN BUS SHELTERS!

2021-10-18 00:00:00

Longueuil, October 12, 2021 – In an effort to provide users with more information during their travels, the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) has begun installing digital signs in the bus shelters on its territory. These signs will show users the scheduled or real-time arrival times of the next three (3) buses, service disruptions, and other important messages.

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

2021-10-07 00:00:00

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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EXO, RTL AND STL ISSUE CHALLENGE TO PARTICIPANTS!

2021-10-04 00:00:00

Montréal, September 30, 2021 – exo, the RTL, and the STL are proud partners of the 2021 edition of Cooperathon, the largest open innovation competition in Canada. For the occasion, they are challenging participants to take on an issue related to public transit.

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RTL SERVICE FOR LABOUR DAY

2021-09-30 00:00:00

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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GET TO LUMIFEST FOR FREE WITH RTL!

2021-09-27 00:00:00

Longueuil, September 24, 2021 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is pleased to provide free transportation to Lumifest, an outdoor architectural projection event that will take place in Vieux-Longueuil. Citizens who want to attend can use lines 8, 28, 81, 88, and 208 from September 30 to October 2.

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50 STOPS, 3,700 PEOPLE VACCINATED: VACCIBUS STILL GOING

2021-09-23 00:00:00

Longueuil, September 21, 2021 – The Vaccibus will continue to operate until October 15. The bus—a partnership between the CISSS de la Montérégie-Centre and the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL)—has been circulating throughout the territory since July 13.

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RTL TO CONSULT PUBLIC ON PROPOSED NEW NETWORK UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30: MORE THAN 6,000 VISITS TO THE SITE

2021-09-20 00:00:00

Longueuil, September 16, 2021 – The Réseau de transport de Longueuil’s online consultation site has had more than 6,000 visits since being launched in early June. The overwhelming participation by the citizens of the Agglomération de Longueuil attests to their interest in using public transit. Users can still weigh in until September 30 on the proposed new network that will accompany the arrival of the REM.

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

2021-08-31 00:00:00

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!

2021-08-25 00:00:00

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

2021-08-20 00:00:00

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

2021-08-18 00:00:00

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

2021-07-15 00:00:00

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

2021-06-23 00:00:00

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

2021-06-22 00:00:00

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

2021-06-21 00:00:00

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

2021-06-18 00:00:00

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

2021-06-14 00:00:00

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

2021-06-04 00:00:00

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

2021-05-26 00:00:00

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

2021-05-25 00:00:00

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

2021-05-17 00:00:00

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

2021-04-23 00:00:00

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

2021-04-12 00:00:00

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

2021-04-01 00:00:00

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

2021-04-01 00:00:00

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

2021-03-30 00:00:00

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

2021-03-15 00:00:00

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

2021-03-15 00:00:00

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

2021-02-15 00:00:00

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

2021-02-04 00:00:00

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

2021-01-28 00:00:00

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

2021-01-08 00:00:00

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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