Seniors’ zone

Seniors

To make it easier for you when travelling on public transit and when browsing our website, the STL has created this section especially for you, our seniors. Here you will find many tips and a lot of practical advice. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you think certain other information should be included as well. We’re always listening to you, because your comfort and safety are what count for us.

SCHEDULES FOR THE SENIORS' RESIDENCE ROUTES

Advice on using public transit

Here are a few suggestions for your comfort and safety on STL buses
  • Before you get onto the bus, have your OPUS card or the exact change in your hand in order to make it easier for you to board.
  • Don’t hesitate to tell our driver to wait until you are seated before he takes off. He well do so, as much as possible.
  • Don’t hesitate to ask our driver for information about your trip. He will help you as much as possible.
  • If someone is sitting in a seat reserved for seniors, for the disabled or for women who are pregnant or with young children, don’t hesitate to politely ask that person to give you the seat.
  • In the evening, after 8 p.m., if your are a woman, don’t hesitate to mention to our driver that you would like to get off between two stops in order to be closer to your home. If the situation so allows, the driver will do so with pleasure.
  • Rather than getting onto the bus with a number of grocery bags, consider having your groceries delivered to your home.

Horizon 65+ (Free fare for Laval citizens since 2014)

How to claim the Horizon 65+ bus pass?

Since May 1, 2014, Laval citizens aged 65 and over can access the entire STL network for free with a valid Horizon 65+ pass on their Opus card.

This pass is available at the two AMT metropolitan ticket offices located in Laval (Cartier and Montmorency Terminus) since May 1, 2014.

Please provide the following:

Valid Identification card (with proof of age)

Valid proof of residence (valid proofs in French only)

An OPUS card with a picture *

* 15$ in cash is necessary to buy one in person.

(Please note that this free pass is not valid in train and metro stations in Laval)

Click here to download the form to get a reduced fare or student fare OPUS Card.

Notice to users : In the evening, after 8 p.m., if your are a woman, don’t hesitate to mention to our driver that you would like to get off between two stops in order to be closer to your home. If the situation so allows, the driver will do so with pleasure.

Did you know?

The STL is free for Laval seniors aged 65 and over as of May 1, 2014

If you are a Laval resident, you will be able to ride the Société de transport de Laval's bus network for free with your OPUS card when you claim your HORIZON 65+ pass as of May 1, 2014.  Please note that the use of this pass will possible after the purchase of an OPUS card for the price of $15. The OPUS card is valid for a period of 7 years.