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Chairpersons of the Board of Directors and Chief executive officers
     
2021 -
Geneviève Héon
Chairman of the Board
 2019 - 2021
Jonathan Tabarah
Chairman of the Board
   

2018 - 2019
Pierre Brodeur
Chairman of the Board
2013 - 2017
Colette Éthier
Chairman of the Board
2009 - 2013
Caroline St-Hilaire
Chairman of the Board

2006 - 2009

Johane-F. Deshaies
Chairman of the Board

2024 -
Alain Dufort
Chief executive officer
2016 - 2023
Michel Veilleux
Chief executive officer
2012 - 2016
Guy Benedetti
Chief executive officer

2001 - 2012

Pierre Del Fante
Chief executive officer

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2016-2024
A major player in sustainable mobility in Quebec
In 2016, RTL already established itself as a major player in sustainable mobility in Quebec, introducing the largest fleet of hybrid vehicles in the province that year.
 
En 2023, In 2023, RTL is positioning itself as a major partner in the implementation of the Réseau express métropolitain. The work begun several years ago to overhaul the entire bus network enables RTL to officially launch its redesigned network on August 21, 2023, the biggest network overhaul in 30 years. In the wake of the arrival of the REM, RTL also ceases its crossings of the Samuel-De Champlain Bridge.Lire la suite
 
2013-2015
A comprehensive vision for building the RTL of the future
In 2013, the RTL implemented the first phase of its rapid transit network on boulevard Roland-Therrien in Longueuil. Inaugurated on August 26, 2013, the service saw a significant increase in ridership of over 9% in its first few months. This successful project earned the RTL and Ville de Longueuil the 2015 Grand prix d’excellence in the public transit category, awarded by the Association québécoise des transports (AQTr).  Lire la suite
 
2002-2012
RTL — a single corporation, a single city, a single agglomeration
The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is incorporated on December 31, 2001, as a result of the Québec government’s municipal reorganization. The RTL’s territory corresponds to the “new” City of Longueuil, plus the borough of Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville.  Lire la suite
 
1985-2001
Development spurs a relaunch
A public transit network was implemented during this period, which quickly developed and reached a peak in 1989 with the construction of a third garage, the Longueuil Operations Centre, along with the acquisition of AG700 articulated buses.   Lire la suite
 
1974-1984
Nationalization of transport companies
The RTL was created on July 1, 1974, as the Commission de transport de la Rive-Sud de Montréal (CTRSM) following the nationalization of Chambly Transport. The CTRSM had 168 employees, 112 vehicles and 21 bus lines.  Lire la suite