New Public Transit Network
of MRC des Collines-de-l'Outaouais
The brand new Transcollines public transit service by the MRC des Collines-de-l’Outaouais
has started on June 15.
The result of a community initiative, Transcollines will promote
sustainable mobility as well as development of Les Collines local communities.
Through the pilot project Transco+, the Municipality of Low will be linked every two weeks to La Pêche and the Société de transport de l'Outaouais network.
Users who must transfer to STO service will have to pay the STO fare.
The Transcollines website is now online and provides answers to your questions.
To see the website : click here >>.
Connections on straight, continuous trips
You asked us and we have heard you. As the result of hard work, we are pleased to inform
you that transfers between the Transcollines system and STO will be possible for straight,
For safety reasons, the special practice of courtesy stops between two posted stops will be
allowed but only at the full discretion of the driver, who must determine whether the request
can be granted and who can refuse at any time to stop between two posted stops.
therefore be responsible for choosing a safe location for their requested courtesy stop.
Furthermore, stops located on provincial highways under the jurisdiction of the Ministère des
Transports du Québec (MTQ) will not be posted when the service starts. Users boarding or
leaving their bus on highways 366, 105 and 307 will therefore have to request courtesy
Transition for current public transit users
Current STO public transit users within the municipalities of Chelsea and Cantley will receive
transition guides explaining the new service operation, equivalencies between the old and
new lines, etc. These transition guides will be distributed on the current STO lines 14, 15 and
16 before the end of this month.
Transition for current adapted transportation users
If this has not already been done, current users of STO adapted transportation service within
the municipalities of Chelsea and Cantley will be personally contacted by a member of the
Transcollines team to guide them through the transition to the new service.
STO service users
The users who are comtemplating using the STO network with a combined pass are invited
to subscribe to the STO’s newletter (SUBITO PRESTO newsletter).
Source : Public transit in the Collines-de-l'Outaouais