STL offers special rate of $ 1 on smog days

From June 1 to September 3, each time Environment Canada issues a smog warning, the Laval Transit Corporation (STL) will reduce its bus fare rate to $ 1 on its entire regular bus network. and collective taxis for the next day.

With this program, the STL wants to promote eco-responsible habits in order to reduce the number of cars in circulation, which are largely responsible for air pollution.

“We are pleased to re-launch Smog Alert for the tenth year in a row. This initiative, unique in Canada, encourages the use of public transportation in Laval on days when poor air quality can have adverse effects on the health of Laval residents, “says Eric Morasse, vice President of the STL’s Board of Directors.

STL’s regular cash rate is $ 3.25. The special $ 1 fare awarded on smog days is a reduction of nearly 70%.

Watch for smog alerts!

The STL distributes a special bulletin on its website, on social media, on electronic signs in the city of Laval, on variable message signs from the Ministry of Transport, Sustainable Mobility and Transportation Electrification (MTMDET ), which are located along the main highways of the region in addition to communicating information to the various media.