Life is busy and I'm sure you are, too. So keeping up with all the local Montreal news is not easy. We feel you.\nSo here are some of our biggest stories from the last 24 hours.\nFrom flooding to helmets and a whole lot in between, this was Montreal yesterday... today.\nEssentially it's a big ol' TL;DR of that sweet, sweet local news. Did we miss something? Shoot us a tweet @mtlblog.\nSeveral ongoing and proposed projects will vastly expand rail service in Montreal. Among these plans are the extensions of the blue and orange metro lines and the construction of a 'pink line' tram. #Montreal https://t.co/QqiLaUPMvR— MTL Blog (@mtlblog) July 9, 2019\nAfter Trudeau confirmed that the federal government would be helping to finance the extension of Montreal's Blue Line, we decided it was time to see exactly what the Montreal Metro would look like when allllllll the line extensions are finally done. Here's the map.\nQuebec Minister of Education tweeted out a (somewhat hypocritical) photo of himself with Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Prize winner in history. The backlash was real, especially after Legault went on to reiterate that if Yousafzai wanted to teach in Quebec... she'd have to remove her headscarf first.\nAfter a terrible year for flooding, the government of Quebec has issued a moratorium on construction in high-risk flood zones, to minimize damage to personal property. They also released a Flood Risk Map that shows several Montreal neighbourhoods and landmarks underwater.\nUber JUMP has launched in Montreal, and as the bikes reach speeds of 32km/h, the city has made it mandatory to wear a helmet while riding. Fines for non-compliance will be as high as $127. Full details below 👇 https://t.co/OnhGALpab7— MTL Blog (@mtlblog) July 8, 2019\nThe City of Montreal has deemed it mandatory to wear a helmet while riding motorized bikes that reach speeds of 32 km/h, which includes the new Uber JUMP bikes. And the fines for not wearing a helmet are not pretty.\nQuebec's Lifesaving Society released a list of the number of deaths by drowning that have occurred since the swimming season began, and the number is up to 29 deaths already. That's a 20% increase from this time last year, and the floods have played a huge part.\nThe City of Montreal will be creating four new pedestrian-only zones around the city, including one in Cote-des-Neiges and one near the Lachine Canal. See if your borough made the cut.\nThe Quebec government has now banned campfires in several regions as extreme risk for forest fires continues. Read the whole story 👉https://t.co/S0y72EjTcx— MTL Blog (@mtlblog) July 8, 2019\nThe Government of Quebec was forced to ban campfires for several regions across the province as the risk of forest fires has reached an extreme. Fines for having a fire can reach $50,000, so find out if your cottage or campsite is included in the ban here.\nPart of Montreal's South Shore is now under a boil-water advisory after the dangerous bacteria E. Coli was found in their drinking water supply. The water supply serves a population of over 27,000.\nTom Felton of Harry Potter fame was in Montreal this past weekend for ComicCon. After hosting a Q&A panel and living his best Draco Malfoy life, he stepped out at Montreal's JazzFest... in fact, he even played a set... and no one seemed to notice. Check out the video here.\nGot a news tip, photo or video of something so Montreal it hurts? Send us a message with your story here.\nYou can also find us on Instagram and Twitter.\nHave a great day Montreal.