LAVAL, QC, April 29 /CNW Telbec/ - The Société de transport de Laval
(STL) is proud to be joining together with Vélo Québec Association to promote
alternatives to single-occupant vehicle use, in order to protect the
Recognized for its vast expertise in mobilization and communication, Vélo
Québec Association is a front-line player in promoting active transportation.
The STL is therefore delighted to have this association's support.
Thanks to a joint financial contribution from the Ministère des
Transports du Québec and the STL, Vélo Québec Association will be able to set
up a door-to-door a canvassing brigade this summer, on Laval territory. This
brigade will be in charge of increasing the awareness of nearly 20,000
households about the options of green transportation available to them: bus,
bike and walking.
The campaign-called Eco Mobile à Laval-is a first in Québec.
This initiative is adding to the already impressive list of actions
undertaken by the STL to encourage a significant reduction in greenhouse
- conversion of its fleet to bio-diesel fuel;
- fare policy and improvements to service aimed at increasing ridership;
- Smog fare;
- partnership with organizations dedicated to sustainable mobility,
including Vélo Québec;
- feasibility study of a trolleybus system.
For further information:
For further information: Marie-Céline Bourgault, Director,
Communications and Marketing, Société de transport de Laval, (450) 662-5429,