Cartier (Montreal Metro)

Cartier (Montreal Metro)

Infobox Montreal Metro
station= Cartier
line=Orange Line

architect= Richard Fortin (artist : Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz)
inaugurated=26 April 2007
distances=1101.60 metres to Henri-Bourassa
2073.60 metres to De La Concorde
addresses=44, Boulevard des Laurentides
intersections=Boulevard Cartier / Boulevard des Laurentides
Boulevard Lévesque east / Boulevard des Laurentides [ [ Cartier Station Neighbourhood Map] ] [ [ STL Neighbourhood Map] ] |

Cartier is a station on the Orange Line of the Montreal Metro rapid transit system, operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM). It is located in Pont-Viau, Laval, Quebec, Canada [ [ Cartier Metro Station] ] . It is part of the extension of this line into Laval and opened on April 28, 2007.

tation features

A large bus terminal with 11 platforms and 465 free park and ride spaces [ [ Parking] ] has been built above the subway station. The covered bus terminal has an Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) ticket counter, a heated waiting area, and electronic boards to display the next bus departures.In addition, a shopping concourse has been built adjacent to the bus terminal to eventually welcome shops and restaurants. A convenience store and a café are currently the only tenants.

Origin of name

The station is named for nearby Boulevard Cartier, which in turn was named for George-Étienne Cartier, a French-Canadian statesman and Father of Confederation.

Connecting bus routes

Société de transport de Laval (STL)

STL Regular routes

Nearby points of interest

* Cartier arena (Laval-des-Rapides)
* Cartier park (Laval-des-Rapides)
* Du Marigot park (Pont-Viau)
* Laval Municipal court (Civil Law only) (Pont-Viau)
* Ahuntsic Bridge

See also

* List of Agence métropolitaine de transport park and ride lots


External links

* [ AMT Terminus]
* [ AMT Page on inter municipal bus services]
* [ Cartier Station - Official STM web page] fr icon
* [ Agence métropolitaine de transport - Métro à Laval] fr icon
* [ Montreal by Metro,]
* [ STL website] en icon
* [ 2008 Current STL System Map] fr icon
* [ Obsolete service map] fr icon
* [ Pictures of the new Laval Metro] - en icon
* [ Interactive map of Laval]
** Shows both the borders and names of the 14 former municipalities (purple) and the borders only of the
current 6 sectors (maroon), tick off both boxes
beside "Limite administrative".
* [ Interactive STL map]
* [ CIT Laurentides]
** [ Route List]
** [ Route Maps]
* [ Metro Map]

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