Bird’s-eye view of the STL

A bit of historyAutobus archive

June 1971: The Commission de transport de la Ville de Laval (CTL) was established by Bill 124.

Before then, the following private transport companies operated public transit service in Laval:

  • Autobus Mille-Îles (1967) inc.
  • Les Autobus Yvan Lévis ltée
  • Laval Autocar enr.

December 1984: The Société de transport de Laval (STL) was set up.

The STL todayHead office

Territory served

All of Ville de Laval, the third largest city in Québec, covering 245.84 km2 in area, with a population of nearly 420,000 residents (Source: Gazette officielle du Québec)


  • 46 bus routes, covering a total distance of 1405 kilometres
  • 2 716 bus stops
  • 83 Synchro displays
  • 554 bus shelters
  • 23 hours of daily service on weekdays and 21 hours on weekends
  • More than 13 million kilometres travelled each year
  • 564,263 hours of service per year
  • 522,015 trips in paratransit vehicles

Did you know?

The STL has 1010 employees.

Our team
Drivers 631
Engineering and maintenance personnel 123
Non-unionized office workers 169
Unionized office workers 77
Customer Contact Center agents 10