Marché Central - We're greener than you think!

MONTREAL, July 7 /CNW Telbec/ - Marché Central wants to go further in promoting environmental initiatives that encourage the use of sustainable modes of transport. For this reason, the power centre is reserving 10 parking spaces for Communauto self-service vehicles. This is in addition to the recent introduction of the new STM bus line 19 - Chabanel/Marché Central, and the creation of new parking spaces for bicycles.

Ten spaces reserved for Communauto

Communauto users will now be able to park more easily when they come to Marché Central, thanks to their designated parking spaces. These spaces are located in front of or near the entrances to the following stores: Réno Dépôt, Globo, SAQ, Déco Découverte, Reitmans, Bowring, Thyme maternité and Mountain Equipment Coop, as well as in the underground parking near the Brick entrance. The spaces can be easily identified by signs and floor marking. All areas of the centre are now easily accessible to Communauto users.

Alternative transportation

Consumers will also find travel to the centre easier thanks to a new bus line in operation since June 21, 2010: line 19 - Chabanel/Marché Central. Ideal for movie evenings at Marché Central's Méga-Plex, this line, which runs between the Crémazie metro station and Marché Central, operates Monday to Friday from 8:20 p.m. to 12:45 a.m. At other times, public transit users can take the 100 and 179 lines, which operate from Monday to Sunday inclusively. The schedules can be checked at: For cyclists, Marché Central is making 140 bicycle parking spaces available throughout the centre.

About Marché Central

Marché Central power centre is one of the largest retail spaces in Quebec. A holder of Boma Best environmental certification, Marché Central is managed by Bentall LP, one of North America's foremost real estate advisory and services organizations. Bentall LP is known for integrity, innovation and results. Established in 1911, it is today the largest Canadian-based real estate advisory and services organization, with $17.6 billion in assets under management.

About Communauto

Communauto, North America's oldest car-sharing service, has an environmental, social and urbanistic orientation. Serving more than 21,000 subscribers with a fleet of over 1,100 self-service cars available 24/7, it is a complement to public transit and active modes of transportation. Communauto cars can be accessed at 315 stations located in Montreal, Quebec, Gatineau and Sherbrooke. For more information on Communauto and its points of service, go to:

SOURCE Communauto

For further information: For further information: Marie Millot, SGM Agence, 514 766-039, ext. 234,

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