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August 5, 2014

APTA recognizes 7 organizations for sustainability efforts

Depending on the level of achievement, organizations were presented Gold, Silver and Bronze level certifications by APTA Chair Peter Varga at the APTA Sustainability and Public Transportation Workshop, which is being held at the Omni Parker House Hotel in Boston.


June 17, 2014

D.C. Metro wins APTA Rail Roadeo top prize

In addition, APTA awarded Société de transport de Montréal with an official certificate for earning Gold-level recognition in the APTA Sustainability Commitment program.


April 30, 2014

Bombardier taps BASF's foam for Montreal subway cars

With a density of only 9 kg/m³, Basotect helps to reduce the overall weight of the cars and thus contributes to the goals of Bombardier to enhance performance and to increase the energy efficiency of their trains.


January 27, 2014

BYD all-electric bus tested in Canada

The average speed of drivers on Gatineau and Ottawa routes was approximately 15 miles per hour, and the resulting distance the BYD bus could travel at this average speed was approximately 155 miles. The bus now heads to Montreal


December 11, 2013

Bombardier, Alstom unveil new Montreal railcars

The Société de transport de Montréal has ordered 468 of the new-generation cars, with deliveries expected to continue until 2018.


March 7, 2013

INIT, Harris supply Montréal's communication system

The new system will streamline communications to support STM’s system that oversees more than 1.2 million trips daily over bus, taxibus and paratransit services.


February 14, 2013

Montreal advocates want cheaper transit for the poor

Anti-poverty groups campaigned for cheaper fares for the impoverished and won support from a local leader, who called for a new fare category for the poor. However, the Société de Transport de Montréal said it could not afford to pay the approximate $33 million need annually to fund such a program.


May 22, 2012

Alstom breaks ground on Canadian plant

Slated for completion next fall, it will support the manufacturer’s role in the $1.17 billion contract between a Bombardier-Alstom Consortium and the Société de Transport de Montréal for the manufacture of 468 new metro cars.


September 13, 2011

Montreal program boosts ridership

In August, then-Quebec Transport minister Sam Hamad announced a series of measures aimed at reducing the number of motorists on Montreal roads to ease the strain on the area's detour-riddled road network.


December 14, 2009

Montreal plan prioritizes public transportation

Twenty-one megaprojects listed in the city's plan represent total capital expenditures of $ 5.1 billion over 10 years.


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