Côte-Vertu area 5

January 6, 2020: rail shuttle between the Deux-Montagnes and Bois-Franc stations

The Côte-Vertu metro station is the cornerstone of the temporary network, as this is where shuttles from the North Shore and Montréal West Island will be rerouted.

Mitigation measures in place

  • January 2020 to mid-2021: rail shuttle service between the Deux-Montagnes and Bois-Franc stations
  • Mid-2021 to 2023: bus shuttle service to the Côte-Vertu station
  • Reorganization and improvement of bus and metro services
  • Preferential measures for buses (bus priority signals, passing lane to avoid queues, use of reserved lanes and freeway shoulders)
  • Increased use of reserved lanes to ease traffic and facilitate connections for users

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Public transit mitigation measures

Preferred route – Rush hours (weekdays)

  1. Shuttle 964 STM – Trainbus Bois-Franc/Côte-Vertu (±15 min)
  2. Metro STM from the Côte-Vertu station to the Bonaventure station (±25 min)

SHUTTLE 964 – Trainbus Bois-Franc/Côte-Vertu

  • Service on weekdays from 5:30 a.m. to 12:45 a.m.
  • Travel time of about 15 minutes
  • Route synchronized with the departures and arrivals of the rail shuttle
  • Use of reserved lanes on rue Grenet during rush hours
  • Service with transit priority signals on rue Grenet
  • New platform at the Bois-Franc station to pick-up passengers with 3 buses at a time, through all doors

Travel options

Local public transportation network toward the Côte-Vertu station:

  • Line 121 STM – Sauvé – Côte-Vertu, addition of 9 departures during the morning rush hours and 7 during the evening rush hour
  • Line 64 STM – Grenet
  • Line 170 STM – Keller
  • Line 117 STM – O’Brien
  • Line 70 STM – Bois-Franc
  • Line 171 STM – Henri-Bourassa

Fare measures – Deux-Montagnes line (exo6)

Mascouche train line 4

The rail shuttle between the Deux-Montagnes and the Bois-Franc stations, as well as the shuttle between the Bois-Franc and Côte-Vertu stations, will be free until the commissioning of the REM. No registration is needed to use these shuttles.

The fare measure for the exo6 Deux-Montagnes line is offered only to customers who were registered to the 2018–2019 fare measure as of September 8, 2019. Only yearly subscribers can receive free fares for the first four months of 2020.

Customers benefiting from a fare reduction since 2018 and subscribed to the OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise program as of September 8, 2019

  • The current subscription has to be changed to the new discounted fare in the My Account section of the exo website between November 11 and December 10, 2019, to benefit from the fare measure as of January 2020.
  • Monthly transit fares will be free for the first four months of 2020 (January to April).
  • For the following months, a monthly fare of $86.50 (regular fare) or $52 (student or reduced fare) will be applied.

Customers benefiting from a fare reduction since 2018 and not subscribed to the OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise program as of September 8, 2019

  • The subscription to the OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise program has to be made in the My Account section of the exo website between November 11 and December 10, 2019, to benefit from the fare measure as of January 2020.
  • Monthly transit fares will be free for the first four months of 2020 (January to April).
  • For the following months, a monthly fare of $86.50 (regular fare) or $52 (student or reduced fare) will be applied.

Customers benefiting from a fare reduction since 2018 and using public transit to access stations

  • Users who use public transit in zone 3, 5 or 6 to reach one of the Deux-Montagnes line stations can buy a fare, which gives access to public transit services, for $86.50, as well as obtain free transit fares from January to April 2020 if they subscribe to OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise.
  • OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise subscribers will be able to change their transit fares in their customer account on the exo website between November 11 and December 10, 2019. Users will have to enter the unique code they received.

Customers who do not want to subscribe to the OPUS + or OPUS + entreprise program

These customers can buy a monthly transit fare for $86.50, but will not obtain the four free months.

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