Public transit use on the rise in Montreal: study

via Global News

The popularity of public transit is on the rise among commuters in the greater Montreal area and especially among young people, according to a report by the regional transit authority.

The Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain’s (ARTM) study, which was released on Tuesday, also found that the amount of car trips during the morning rush hasn’t changed much between 2013 and 2018.

Over the past five years, there has been a one per cent drop in car travel in the early hours of the work week — which means 15,000 fewer vehicles on the roads in the region. In Montreal, there has been a four per cent decline.

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