Network improvements in 2019

JANUARY 2019

Check out improvements to your network happening in early 2019

  • 174 Côte-Vertu Ouest
  • Shared taxibus - Côte-Vertu Ouest
  • Shared taxibus - Île-Bizard

174 Côte-Vertu Ouest

From January 7, 2019, service on the 174 line will offer adjusted departures to accommodate the beginning and end of work shifts of businesses on Côte-Vertu Ouest Boulevard, west of Highway 40.

Service enhancements will include:

  • Westbound: +8 departures between 6 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., +3 departures between 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Eastbound: +3 departures between 6 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., +10 departures between 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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Shared taxibus - Côte-Vertu Ouest

From January 5, 2019, the Côte-Vertu Ouest shared taxibus service will be enhanced on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. The service provides a link between Côte-Vertu métro station and the bus stops located in the Côte-Vertu Ouest industrial area.

The service will be offered in both directions, 6:15 a.m. to 12:05 a.m.

  • Westbound: Service every 30 minutes, starting at 6:15 a.m. until the last departure at 11:45 p.m.
  • Eastbound: Service every 30 minutes, starting at 6:45 a.m. until the last departure at 12 :05 a.m.

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Shared Taxibus - Île-Bizard

From January 5, 2019, an enhanced shared taxibus service will be offered in the Île-Bizard sector. In addition to the normal uninterrupted service from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., you will benefit from a new service on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

NEW: Saturday and Sunday (including public holidays)

  • 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., service is offered between taxibus stops and the terminus for the 207.
  • 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., the service is offered between taxibus stops and the Complexe sportif Saint-Raphaël, located at 750 Jacques-Bizard Boulevard.

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NEW! You can now make a reservation online (in French).

OUR INTENTIONS IN 2019

The STM has a clear vision: excellence in mobility. We have put you at the centre of our priorities, with improvements to service and to your customer experience. Here’s how.

Métro

  • A new record in the offer of métro service thanks to a 2.2% increase compared to last year
  • From March 2019, the STM will provide a maximum off-peak service frequency  of 5 minutes during the week on the Orange and Green lines and reduce the intervals between morning peak-period trains on the same lines.  
  • The total offer of métro service will be 90.1 million kilometres, up 1.9 million kilometres.

Bus

  • A 1.6% increase in the offer of bus service.
  • The bus service is enhanced in certain targeted sectors, and travel time is increased by  83,000 hours of extra service, bringing the total number of service hours to 5.3 million.

Paratransit

  • 244,000 extra trips to reach a total of 4.4 million trips, a 5.9% increase compared to the 2018 Budget.

Other customer experience improvement measures

  • Delivery of 125 air-conditioned hybrid buses in 2019 to replace buses at the end of their service life
  • Elevators operational in Jean-Drapeau and Jean-Talon (Blue line) stations
  • Installation of 264 bus shelters, bringing the total of new bus shelters to 1,595 (including 120 digital ones)
  • Continued roll-out of the mobile telephone network, with nine newly connected stations on the Green line (eastwards), bringing the total number of connected stations to 59.
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