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Getting Around Montreal

Your guide to walking, cycling, commuting and driving in Montreal, including information on Montreal traffic, public transportation, taxis, carpooling and rideshare services.
  1. BIXI Montreal (3)
  2. Montreal Photo Radar FAQs (8)
  3. Montreal Potholes (5)

Uber Taxi Montreal
Uber Taxi Montreal information. Uber Taxi is one of Montreal's newer cabbies on the block, at least since November 2013 when the San Francisco based technology startup took root in the city, a year after setting up shop in Toronto and Vancouver with significant fanfare.

Montreal Airport Bus 747 Express
The Montreal Airport Bus, also known as the 747 Express Bus, runs 365 days a year 24 hours a day. Find out everything you need to know about taking the 747, from the cost to where the bus stops.

Montreal Bike Rentals
A Montreal bike rentals guide. Find out where to rent a bike in Montreal. Includes listings covering Montreal's top tourist-attracting neighborhoods.

Montreal Speed Traps and Photo Radar: A New Road Surveillance System
As of May 19, 2009, Transports Quebec launched a new road safety measure in Montreal and across Quebec: the implementation of speed traps, in the form of 'cinémomètres', fixed or stationary photo radars and mobile photo radars. Find out the whats, wheres and how much a fine will set you back if caught speeding or running a red light.

Montreal Parking: Find a Parking Space in Montreal the Easy Way
Drivers frequently complain that Montreal parking spaces are far and few in between high-traffic locations, particularly the downtown area. There is, however, a way around this annoying time-waster. Check out this parking solution designed to save drivers time, money and irritation when traveling to Montreal's downtown core.

Drinking and Driving Laws in Quebec
What happens if you get caught driving under the influence? What happens if you refuse a breathalyzer? Read up on the latest laws and penalties for drinking and driving in the province of Quebec and avoid a driving suspension, save money and most important of all, save lives.

Blood Alcohol and Drinking and Driving in Montreal
One of the main causes of driver fatalities in the province of Quebec, driving under the influence is not just risky, it's deadly. Find out how much you can safely drink before hitting the road.

Montreal Taxis
In addition to my favorite three taxi companies, I've listed, for your convenience, a handful of Montreal taxi companies that service the central portion of Montreal but I've also included some companies that service the West Island as well as the East End.

Designated Drivers in Montreal
If you've had too much to drink (or you know you'll probably have too much to drink to legally drive) and you need someone to drive you and your car home, then consider the following designated driver services available in the Greater Montreal Area.

STM Montreal - Montreal's Public Transit System
With a word-of-mouth reputation for very good coverage across the island of Montreal matches its high use among residents, find out the latest stats on public transit use in Montreal.

Montreal Potholes: Your Survival Guide
Montreal potholes appear every spring in the tens of thousands. They trip us up, screw with our shocks, wreak havoc on our tires ... enough already! Learn more about Montreal's ongoing infrastructural saga and find out what you can do to minimize vehicular damage and maximize your right to a smoother ride. Welcome to your Montreal Pothole Survival Guide!

Montreal, Défi-Climat and Global Warming on the Road
Défi-Climat is a climate awareness campaign, a challenge involving several hundred organizations and businesses urging Montreal residents, as well as all Quebecers, to fight global warming. A click away are Défi-Climat's top 5 most effective recommendations in cutting your greenhouse gas emissions while traveling. Some save you thousands of dollars so check it out!

Montreal Public Transportation
Société de transport de Montréal website, the city's public transit corporation. Plan your commute by bus, train or metro ahead of time by consulting the Société's complete list of bus and train schedules as well as metro hours of operation.

Map of the Montreal Bike Path Network
Download a map of Montreal's extensive bike path network courtesy of the city of Montreal's official website. Covers over 300 km of trails and urban cycling routes across the island. French only.

Rideshare in Montreal at Allégo Carpooling
Great resource for carpooling in Montreal, whether you're looking for a rideshare to work or school. Register online and search for other registered carpool users in your area using the Allégo Carpooling database.

Montreal Traffic Cams
Brought to you by the Ministère des Transports du Québec, these traffic cams are updated every five to seven minutes and cover all of Montreal's main roadways and bridges.

Montreal's Airports at Aéroports de Montréal
Responsible for the management and operations of Montréal-Trudeau airport and Montréal-Mirabel airport since 1992, the Aéroports de Montréal website has up-to-date information on flight departures and arrivals as well as information on check-in procedures and other flight formalities.

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