Société de transport de Montréal Mobile Service – SMS, APPS and Mobile Website

In 2010, The American Public Transport Association awarded the STM (Société de transport de Montréal) with the “Best Public Transit Agency” in North America. The STM has made a name for itself and are recognized for excellence in the industry. The Société de transport de Montréal continues to move forward, trying to create a rich and positive experience for Montrealers who take the bus and metro. By earning the title for best public transit agency in N.America, what could the STM possible do to create a better experience for Montrealers?

Go mobile.

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Although the STM already had the technology to reach out to the public through mobile devices, only now are they exposing this technology to the public. The step towards mobile couldn’t have come at a better time since mobile penetration has reached 20% since June 2012 in Quebec.

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There are 3 ways to view bus schedules

There are 3 ways to view bus schedules on your mobile device. Taken from the STM site you can view your schedules though:
1). Mobile apps.
Mobile apps are available free of charge on iPhone and Android. You can view complete bus schedules for the same and subsequent days. You can also learn the times of the first and last trains at each métro station. Be notified of métro service disruptions lasting more than 10 minutes. (source)
2). Mobile site.
The mobile site provides the same information as the classic site but is adapted to the majority of mobile devices. There’s no need to install your iPhone or Android app to access it. You can visit it here:
3). SMS Bus Alert.
Receive schedules by text message. Dial 52786 (LASTM), then enter your bus line number and bus stop code in the message box (separate the bus line number from the bus stop code with a space).

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