People with reduced mobility, families with young children and the elderly will now be able to take the metro at Place-des-Arts station to access the entertainment district in Montreal.
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Three elevators have been operational since Thursday, making this station the 21st to be accessible to all.
Work at the green line station, which began in 2019, also made it possible to enlarge and repair the De Bleury Nord entrance where an elevator was installed.
The structural slab and the fixed stairs of this entrance have also been repaired and motorized butterfly doors have been added, said the Société de transport de Montréal (STM).
The De Bleury Nord entrance, where one of the three elevators is located, has been reopened since June 16, while the other two elevators have been accessible since Thursday.
Ten other STM universal accessibility projects are underway at Angrignon, Berri-UQAM, Édouard-Montpetit, D’Iberville, Jolicoeur, McGill, Outremont, Pie-IX, Place-Saint-Henri and Villa-Maria stations.
Also remember that access to the metro from the Place-des-Arts, McGill, Peel, Saint-Laurent, Berri-UQAM, Champ-de-Mars and Place-d'Armes stations is free on Saturdays and Sundays as well as holidays until September 5 with the aim of attracting visitors to the city centre.