Class-action takes aim at upcoming cuts on Deux-Montagnes train line

March 9 2019 6:34pm A proposed class-action suit was filed Friday against companies in charge of Montreal’s REM light-rail project. As Global’s Billy Shields reports, transit officials have yet to react. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…

REM officials lay out mitigation measures for commuters as construction ramps up

The $6.3-billion REM light rail train will be fully completed by 2023 but public transit commuters will have to endure several challenges until then to get to Montreal. REM officials outlined on Thursday the contingency travel plans as construction ramps…

STM, maintenance workers strike deal

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) has reached an agreement in principle with its maintenance workers after years of tense negotiations. The tentative deal was struck early Thursday morning following a mediator’s recommendation. It comes after the public transit…

Who is to blame for shortage of buses on Montreal roads?

Thousands of commuters in Montreal are being affected by a major bus shortage and maintenance workers are causing the problem on purpose, according to the city’s public transit managers who testified before a Quebec Labour Tribunal on Thursday. The Société…