Equiterre and ENvironnement JEUnesse invite you to the Centre for Sustainable Development (better known by its official name, the Maison du développement durable) on October 23 at 5 p.m. for the sustainable transportation event of the year. Don't miss this chance to talk sustainable transportation in a relaxed atmosphere!
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Last Thursday, a caped thank-you squad led by environmentalist Steven Guilbeault and partner in crime, Michel Labrecque, chair of the STM, hit the Square-Victoria metro station to show appreciation for the everyday superheroes who use public transit. At final count, 1785 high fives were issued. (Video in French only)
Thanks to all of you who braved the cold this week to attend advance screenings of Chris Paine's new documentary, The Revenge of the Electric Car, at movie theatres in Montreal and Quebec City.
Before the screenings, members of the audience got a chance to test drive the newest all-electric Nissan Leaf from the Communauto carsharing fleet – which is expected to...
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Equiterre, the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks, and carsharing service Communauto invite you to an electric event on January 17.
Come test drive the newest all-electric Nissan Leaf from the Communauto carsharing fleet and attend the Quebec advance screening of the film, The Revenge of the Electric Car, by director Chris...
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Equiterre, the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks, and carsharing service Communauto invite you to an electric event on January 16. (Update: the event is now sold out).
Come test drive the newest all-electric Nissan Leaf from the Communauto carsharing fleet and attend the Quebec advance screening of the film, ...
The Montréal Bicycle Show is dedicated exclusively to the wonderful world of bicycles and cycling tourism. More than 200 exhibitors will present the latest novelties and upcoming trends for the new season: bicycles, equipment, accessories, clothing, advice, cycling trails and destinations.
Location: Place Bonaventure, 800, rue De La Gauchetière Ouest
For more information: 514...
The AMT, the public transit planning body for the Montreal region, released an exciting plan last week that aims to increase ridership by one-third by 2020 and to make public transit a more attractive option than single-occupant car use.
It also proposes extending the AMT's territory to serve more people.
And it promotes the transportation cocktail, i.e., the use of more...
Since winning one year of clean transportation in our 2010 Transportation Cocktail contest,* Marie-Ève Noreau has had even more motivation than ever to leave her car in the garage.
She has had a whole range of free transportation choices to choose from, including a car-share membership, public transit passes, taxi coupons, train passes and a brand new bike.
Quebec public transit is a victim of its own success, says TRANSIT,* a provincial transit advocacy group. According to the group, our public transit systems don't have the money they need to respond to the growing demand for their services.
Equiterre is pleased to learn that public transit in Montreal has reached a historic level of popularity. With close to 296 million trips in the first nine months of the year, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) can confirm a 4% increase in ridership compared with the same period in 2010, i.e., the equivalent of about 12 million trips.