Opinion Publictransit accessibility should be a priority in Montreal

Much of Montreal’s public transit system is inaccessible. This state of affairs is not acceptable and fixing it should be a priority.

One in six commuter rail lines in the Montreal region has fully accessible stations. Only 11 out of 68 métro stations have elevators. Given that 70 per cent of annual trips using the Société de transport de Montreal (STM) system involve the métro, overall, public transit in Montreal is still out of reach for many people.

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