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Le Richelain sector


The RTM Le Richelain sector provides public transit service by bus and taxibus in the cities of Candiac, La Prairie and Saint-Philippe.


Schedules and routes
Customer service


Free local transit

All local travel within the cities of Candiac, La Prairie and Saint-Philippe is free for all users.
Consult the rates for other destinations

Family pass

The family pass allows 1 adult and 2 children or 2 adults and 4 children unlimited travel for a 24-hour period.

Free for children
Free travel on our buses:

  • at all times for children aged 5 and under when accompanied by an adult with a valid transit pass;
  • on Saturdays and Sundays for up to three children aged 12 and under when accompanied by an adult with a valid monthly pass.

To find out about rates, consult the Fares section



A taxibus service is available in certain sectors:

  • Certain taxibus lines are available on reservation only. Call 450 444-2000 at least 1 hour ahead of time.
  • Stops and schedules are fixed.
  • Spaces are reserved for taxibuses at the park-and-ride lots in La Prairie and Candiac.

Consult the schedules and routes
Contact us

Vélo-bus service

Ride the Vélo-bus with your bike, to and from the stop of your choice! This free service is available on certain off-peak lines. Buses are equipped with a bike rack for up to two regular bikes. Bikes are not allowed inside the buses. First come, first served! No reservations required. You must be able to load your bike without assistance.

Free park-and-ride lots

Two free park-and-ride lots are available, to make your trip easier.
La Prairie parking lot: Located alongside Taschereau Boulevard, opposite the Balmoral Avenue intersection in La Prairie. Available parking:

  • 553 spaces
  • Spaces reserved for people with reduced mobility
  • Bike racks
  • Carpooling
  • Electric Circuit

Consult the information on parking

Candiac park-and-ride lot
Located alongside Montcalm Nord Boulevard, opposite Candiac City Hall. Available parking:

  • 389 spaces
  • Spaces reserved for people with reduced mobility
  • Bike racks

Consult the information on parking

On-demand transit project

As part of its accessibility plan, the RTM Le Richelain sector has implemented a project aimed at improving the current transit service offer, working in collaboration with TARSO paratransit service, which already serves several South Shore cities and municipalities. The project involves consolidating the services currently provided by creating additional local and regional transportation options using paratransit buses.

The RTM Le Richelain sector is using TARSO’s services so that its residents in the municipalities of La Prairie, Candiac and Saint-Philippe can make use of the space available on paratransit vehicles. This initiative will give users greater access to local equipment available on the territory while also continuing to use regular transit service.

To take advantage of these new services, users simply have to register with TARSO. Then when they plan to use the TARSO service, they must reserve their seat.
It is important to note that paratransit users will be given priority at all times. The RTM Le Richelain sector and TARSO will do their utmost to make this project a success.

Contact TARSO



The RTM Le Richelain sector relies on TARSO services to provide paratransit services to residents in the municipalities of Saint-Constant, Sainte-Catherine and Delson.


Admission et reservations


Territory served

Transit is available in the following territories:

  • Candiac
  • La Prairie
  • Saint-Philippe
  • Saint-Mathieu
  • Delson
  • Saint-Constant
  • Sainte-Catherine

Metropolitan travel: The adapted transport service is also available for off-territory travel. For more information on metropolitan travel schedules and zones, consult this page or download the User guide (French PDF).


  1. Consult the eligibility criteria
  2. Download the application form (PDF)
  3. Send the duly completed form by mail to TARSO Inc.

If you are deemed eligible for paratransit services, the admission committee will assign you an eligibility and accompaniment type that reflects your current needs.
Types of eligibility:

  • general
  • provisional
  • seasonal
  • partial

Accompaniment may be:

  • mandatory;
  • temporary for familiarization purposes;
  • optional;
  • for assistance needs at destination;
  • for parental responsibility;
  • unauthorized.

Disabled children under the age of six must be accompanied by someone at least 14 years of age.

Reserve, modify or cancel your commute

Travel must take place from Monday to Sunday between 5 a.m. and 2 a.m.
Reservations are made by phone:

  • 450-444-2555
  • from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and noon and between 1:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Transportation must be reserved before noon (business day).
You must call between 3:00 and 4:30 p.m. the day before to confirm the transit hours.

Business hours

Monday to Sunday: 5:45 a.m. to midnight, statutory holidays included.
Monday to Sunday: 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., statutory holidays included.
Metropolitan (Montréal)
Monday to Sunday: 6 a.m. to 11:15 p.m., statutory holidays included.
Montréal: 6 a.m., 10 a.m., noon, 4 p.m., evening flexible.
Brossard: along Taschereau Boulevard and the Champlain mall
Longueuil: 150 Grant Street, Longueuil metro station, Institut Nazareth et Louis-Braille, Cégep Édouard-Montpetit
Greenfield Park Borough (Longueuil): along Taschereau Boulevard, Hôpital Charles-Lemoyne, Champlain College
Châteauguay: Hôpital Anna-Laberge, 95 Chemin de la Haute-Rivière (reception centre), 25 Abbotsford Street (L’Accore centre), CMR (250 Chemin du Christ-Roi)


Regular service is offered in Montréal within the following block area:

  • To the west: Atwater Avenue
  • To the north: Pine Avenue
  • To the east: Papineau Street
  • To the south: St-Jacques Street

The following hospitals are within our territory:

  • Royal Victoria Hospital
  • Hôpital Saint-Luc
  • Hôpital Sainte-Justine
  • Montreal Chest Institute
  • Montreal Children's Hospital
  • Hôpital Notre-Dame
  • Montreal General Hospital
  • Montreal Neurological Hospital
  • Hôpital Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal
  • Shriners Hospital for Children
  • St. Mary’s Hospital
  • Montreal Heart Institute
  • Montreal Rehabilitation Institute
  • Queen Elizabeth Health Complex


Documents and forms

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