NEW PRESSURE TACTICS BY TAXI DRIVERS MAJOR IMPACTS EXPECTED ON RTL’S PARATRANSIT, SHARED TAXI AND RTL À LA DEMANDE SERVICES
Longueuil, April 4, 2019 - The new pressure tactics announced by the taxi industry for Friday, April 5, will have major repercussions on the Réseau de transport de Longueuil’s (RTL) paratransit, shared taxi and RTL à la demande services.
Due to the expected pressure tactics, the RTL will give priority to trips for work and medical appointments. Users should nevertheless expect delays.
SHARED TAXI SERVICE
We are forced to cancel our shared taxi service for April 5.
RTL À LA DEMANDE
We are forced to cancel our RTL à la demande service for April 5.
“This situation—and the inconvenience for our users—is regrettable. We recommend that users of our paratransit, shared taxi and RTL à la demande services plan their trips accordingly. We are monitoring the situation closely in order to limit the impacts on our users as much as possible,” explained Michel Veilleux, Executive Director of the RTL.
To speak to Customer Service, call 450-463-0131.
About the RTL
The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is the main transit provider for individuals within the five cities that comprise the Agglomération de Longueuil.
The third-largest public transit organization in Québec, the RTL operates a network of 793 kilometres. With some 1,100 employees, the RTL is a major employer that contributes to the economic vitality of the region. The RTL is the tenth best employer in Canada in 2019 according to Forbes.
Ever receptive to its users, the RTL plays a key role in the lives of the people and the communities it serves by providing solutions that are efficient, innovative, and adapted to the evolving needs
of its clientele. Improving quality of life for the citizens of the Agglomération de Longueuil is a top priority for the RTL.