The STM will once again keep the Montreal metro running all night between December 31 and January 1.\nThis gives Montrealers an opportunity to enjoy the celebrations in the Old Port without worrying about missing the last train.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nOnce again this year, the STM will keep the Montreal metro running all night long between December 31 and January 1, 2020. "To facilitate your celebrations and ring in the New Year with you, the metro will run all night on December 31," the company states on its website. "Take advantage of this unique night to celebrate as you see fit, without worrying about anything other than the pleasure of seeing your family or friends."\nIn addition, transit for children ages six to 11 will be free if they're in the company of an adult with a valid pass. Children under six, the STM reminds us, can always ride for free.\nAdults shouldn't expect to avoid fares, however. Standard rates will apply on December 31 and January 1 for everyone else.\nThe STM hopes "these offers will help you enjoy your festive season hassle-free!" Advertisements for the two offers have also begun to appear within metro stations.\nThe late-night metro service will make it a lot easier for Montrealers to enjoy the Merry Montreal New Year's Eve celebrations in the Old Port.\n"Once again," the free New Year’s Eve "party will be exceptional!" Merry Montreal promises on is website.\n"The event will feature many of Quebec’s most talked-about artists on an outdoor stage located in the beautiful setting of the Old Port of Montreal, on Jacques-Cartier pier.\n"Get ready for a big midnight countdown and massive fireworks, culminating with an amazing outdoor dancing party! The last night of 2019 will be truly unforgettable."\nMarc Bruxelle | Dreamstime.com\nThis isn't the first time this year the STM has stepped up to make travel easier for passengers during a special occasion.\nFor the September climate strike led by Greta Thunberg, and in the spirit of accessibility and sustainable transport, Mayor Valérie Plante ordered the STM to provide free transit on its entire network.\nD’autres mesures pour bonifier l’expérience client 👇 👍Service après-vente bonifié dans 53 stations👍Complétion du réseau mobile dans le métro 👍➕de ressources pour le soutien aux déplacements au métro👍Mise en fonction complète d’EXTRA Connecte pour le transport adapté pic.twitter.com/iSPnDc468d— STM (@stm_nouvelles) November 21, 2019\nThe nighttime metro service will launch an exciting year of developments for the STM, which will include initiatives to improve customer experience.\nLa #STM vit une période historique. Près de 17,8 G$ seront investis en 10 ans dans 61 projets de maintien d’actifs et de développement, une excellente nouvelle pour nos clients. Nos réseaux se transforment et évoluent pour améliorer la mobilité de tous ➡️https://t.co/XTmGqeSKLn pic.twitter.com/IuKQxkB0Mo— STM (@stm_nouvelles) November 21, 2019\nMore Azur trains on the green line, electric buses, and backdoor card readers are just some of the advances that Montrealers can expect in the year to come.\n2020 is going to be a big year! Ring it in without worrying about missing the last metro train!