REM Winter project sites and their progress (amazing photos)
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REM Winter project sites and their progress (amazing photos)

Although some work on the REM was stopped for the winter, there is still plenty of progress being made in many other areas. Even with some of the icy, cold weather and snowstorms that have hit the Montreal area, crews are still very hard at work. They are preparing sites, doing performance and endurance tests,…

Where is everyone going to park to catch the REM?
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Where is everyone going to park to catch the REM?

One of the major apprehensions for West Island commuters concerning the REM transit system is about the number of parking spots at the Park-and-Ride lots. Although parking will be available at all four stations, the REM has only confirmed a total of 700 spaces to date: Des Sources (500), Pointe-Claire, Kirkland and Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (a total…

REM West Island – Laying Down the Tracks

REM West Island – Laying Down the Tracks

The fully automated REM system will span 67 kilometres with 26 stations, transforming the Metropolitan Montreal Area transit system. The new, more efficient, frequent and hopefully more reliable service will connect the South Shore, Downtown Montreal, the West Island and Airport Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau. Once completed, the REM will be one of the largest automated transportation systems…