Maintenance and Traffic

Travel and Transportation

Walking, biking, driving or even boating… However you like to travel, here’s where you’ll find all the information on getting around in Montréal. Learn about the regulations, signage and signals, parking and road safety.

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  • Are you a cyclist looking to park your bicycle on the sidewalk? Are you planning an event and need to have a sidewalk bicycle rack relocated? Find out all about bicycle racks here.

  • Montréal is a great place to bike. Its vast network of 889 km of bike lanes makes it easy to travel all over the city, through parks, and along the river.

  • Idling the engine of a motor vehicle that is not moving is prohibited in Montréal. Learn everything you need to know about motor vehicle idling.

  • Pedestrian and shared-use streets, whether permanent or seasonal, provide a safe, enjoyable walking environment in the heart of the city. Try one out and you’ll discover new meeting places and opportunities for relaxation and entertainment in the heart of your favourite neighbourhoods.

  • In order to facilitate self-service vehicle parking, several boroughs permit the use of residents-only street parking zones. Learn more about which boroughs allow SSV parking in these zones.

  • There are regulations pertaining to parking and traffic in Montréal. Find out everything you need to know about parking and driving hassle-free in the city.

  • All year long, the city makes sure that streets, lanes and sidewalks are kept clean. Thanks to regular maintenance and prevention operations, people can get around Montréal safely. Our public works teams respond quickly when you report a problem to us.

  • If you want to park your car on the street in Montréal, you need to pay attention to signage. Parking is generally paid on major thoroughfares and shopping streets. In some sectors, parking spaces are reserved for residents if they have a permit.

  • Would you like to get to Parc Jean-Drapeau quickly with your bike? Do you want to go by boat to Longueuil, to the îles de Boucherville or to Pointe-aux-Trembles? The city offers several waterway shuttle services. Here’s everything you need to know.