June 17, 2014
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
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
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
The Société de transport de Montréal has ordered 468 of the new-generation cars, with deliveries expected to continue until 2018.
March 7, 2013
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
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
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
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
Twenty-one megaprojects listed in the city's plan represent total capital expenditures of $ 5.1 billion over 10 years.
February 17, 2009
During the next three years, Nova Bus will deliver a total of 214 buses during 2009, 427 buses in 2010 and 317 buses in 2011 to STM.
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