Terms of Use


Data provided by Société de transport de Montréal (STM)

Terms of Use

By accessing Data provided by Société de transport de Montréal (STM), you agree to comply with any and all obligations and conditions contained in these Terms of Use. These are designed to protect the STM and promote the publication of its Data, as well as ensure that users of said Data share the benefits derived from this access with the community.

The STM reserves the right, at any and all times it deems relevant, to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part thereof), temporarily or permanently, with or without giving prior notice to that effect. Moreover, you agree that the STM will in no way be liable to you for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

Metro schedules are provided by way of indication only and are essentially used to determine how long a trip will take. They cannot be used to develop an application for metro timetables, as they are only used to estimate the time needed to travel between two stations

Policy regarding the content, pages and links on the STM web site

The STM permits the use of links, pages and content from the stm.info web site in accordance with the following conditions:

  • The appearance, position and other aspects of the link, of content or of pages may not be such as to damage or dilute the reputation associated with the STM name and trademarks, or be displayed in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among the public or disparage or discredit the STM;
  • The appearance, position and other attributes of the link may not create the false impression that an organization or entity is sponsored by the STM, affiliated with or associated with it, or that views expressed on that website are shared by the STM. The STM reserves the right to require that the linking website include notice stating that it is an unofficial web site and is not endorsed by, sponsored by or affiliated with the STM, and that any views expressed on that website are not those of the STM;
  • In the event a page, several pages or entire content of STM web site is used on another site, the link must display the site in full-screen mode and not within a frame on the web site linking with the STM web site.

Free access to STM Data

In accordance with the provisions of these terms, the STM permits the use of its Data, without charge or exclusivity, from and in all current and future media and formats, for any and all legitimate purpose anywhere in the world.

You acknowledge and agree that you hold no proprietary rights, including any intellectual property rights, on any STM Data, as these rights belong exclusively to the STM.

Restrictions and other conditions regulating the use of the Service

All materials published on the STM web site, including but not limited to trademarks, maps, schedules, fare information, photographs and illustrations (collectively, the "Content"), are the property of the STM unless otherwise indicated. Third-party trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Crediting the STM

You are required to indicate the STM as the source of the Data you are using. At the STM’s request, you will be required to withdraw such indication when its use is deemed illegitimate or contrary to the public’s interest.

Disclaimer of warranties and limitation of STM liability

You agree that the Service and Data are provided to you "as is" and as available without any warranty of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, Data accuracy and non-infringement.

The STM does not warrant that the Service or Data will be available at any given time, nor that either are secure, accurate or free of error. You use the Service and Data at your own risk, and you assume the risk that the Service or Data may provide incorrect information, as well as the risk that any material downloaded by you from the Service may cause loss of Data or damage to your computer system.

You understand and agree that in no event will the STM be liable for any direct or indirect damages, even if the STM is aware of the possibility of such damages, including without limitation loss of profits of for any other special, consequential, exemplary or incidental damages, however caused, whether based upon contract. Negligence, strict liability in tort, warranty, or any other legal theory, arising out of or related to your use of the Service or Data. The parties intend that this limitation should apply even if it causes any warranty to fail of its essential purpose.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the STM and its officers, directors, and employees from and against all fines, suits, proceedings, claims, causes of action, demands, or liabilities of any kind or of any nature either arising out of or in connection with your use of the Service or Data.

Severability and waiver

The invalidity of any term or provision of these Terms will not in any way affect the validity of any other provision. Waiver by the STM of strict performances of any provision of these Terms will not be a waiver of or prejudice the STM's right to require strict performance of the same provision in the future or of any other provision of these Terms.

Entire agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the parties as to their subject matter, and there are no other conflicting terms, conditions or obligations between the parties relating to the use of the Service or Data.

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