In the region of L’Assomption, the Réseau de Transport Collectif Régional (RTCR) de la MRC de L’Assomption, provides transportation services.
To have access to this service, you must go through an admission process. You can complete the request form online (please note this form is only available in French) or receive a form by getting in touch with a customer service representative at (450) 470-3860, from Monday to Thursday from 8:30am until 4:3om, and from 8am until 12pm on Fridays. An agent can answer all your questions and will provide you with the information needed to complete the application form. It may take up to 45 days to process your application and open a file. You must send the application to:
Service de transport adapté
Centre administratif RTCR
75, rue Notre-Dame, Repentigny
The RTCR serves the territories of the town of Charlemagne, l’Épiphanie and Repentigny. Three payment options are available: virtual monthly subscription, monthly subscription through an OPUS card or in cash. The virtual subscription works in the same way as the Société de Transport de Lévis. You can make payments via check and send it via regular mail no later than the 21st of the preceding month for which you would like to obtain use of transportation services. The check should be made out to l’ordre de la MRC de l’Assomption and dated the first day of the month for which you have subscribed. On the back of the check, you must indicate your name and your full address. With this type of subscription you will not have to present a card or title to the driver. Furthermore, drivers are advised that your monthly payment has been made.
For monthly subscriptions it is necessary to obtain an OPUS card. To obtain the address of the different point of sales for the OPUS card you can get in touch with the RTCR customer service desk at (450) 470-3860 and then get in touch with the adapted transportation service to register your card and ensure it is properly validated.
Reservations must be made through the reservation center by phone at (450) 470-8726. The office hours are from Monday to Thursday from 8:30am until 12pm, and from 1pm until 4:30pm, and from 8:30am to 12pm on Fridays. It is recommended that calls are placed from Monday to Friday before 12pm the day before transportation is required. For Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays, you must reserve before 12pm on Thursday. If you require transportation that goes beyond the territory covered by this service, you must place your demand no later than two days before. An agent will get in touch with you the day before (before 4:30pm) to confirm. If you wish to cancel, you must advise the RTCR as soon as possible. You are allowed to have someone accompany you but they must pay the fare. If you are accompanies by a guide dog, you must notify customer service when you are placing your reservation. Your dog must wear his harness at all times.
To benefit from the student fair, you must be a full time student of an MELS recognized institution and be between the age of 16 and 25.
Below are the steps needed to obtain an OPUS card:
- Complete an OPUS form;
- For students between the ages of 16 and 25, you must have the form signed by your education institution (accredited by MELS);
- Present yourself to the RTCR administrative office with proof of age and the completed form during their regular office hours;
- Pay the price of the card.
If you need additional information for the Réseau de transport collectif de la MRC de l’Assomption, you can contact the mat the following number : (450) 470-3960.