Too short to hold onto the bars of the Montreal Metro? The STM might finally be installing straps

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) said it is considering installing straps on its new AZUR Metro cars following complaints by commuters who say they are too short to hold onto the bars. The transit authority explained on Wednesday…

Federal government invests $345M to extend Montreal’s Highway 19, fix Pie-IX Bridge

The Canadian government is investing $345 million in funding for three road projects on Montreal’s North Shore. Minister of Infrastructure and Communities François-Philippe Champagne announced Monday that the federal government will provide more than $260.4 million to extend Highway 19…

Ridership dropped significantly on Montreal’s commuter trains in 2018

The numbers are out, and 2018 is not a year that officials at exo, Montreal’s public transit service, will be celebrating. Overall ridership on its six commuter rail lines was down 1.2 per cent. That’s the first time the combined…

While Montreal sleeps, every minute counts for Metro maintenance workers

In the early hours of the morning, when most Montrealers are asleep, below the city’s surface subway maintenance workers are in a race against time. Between approximately 1 a.m. and 5 a.m., more than 200 workers are dispatched to some…

While Montreal sleeps, every minute counts for Metro maintenance workers

In the early hours of the morning, when most Montrealers are asleep, below the city’s surface subway maintenance workers are in a race against time. Between approximately 1 a.m. and 5 a.m., more than 200 workers are dispatched to some…

While Montreal sleeps, every minute counts for Metro maintenance workers

In the early hours of the morning, when most Montrealers are asleep, below the city’s surface subway maintenance workers are in a race against time. Between approximately 1 a.m. and 5 a.m., more than 200 workers are dispatched to some…