The STM Shared 5 Tips For Using Public Transport In The Winter & We All Need To Hear Them
The first one is to "carefully plan your route and find out about alternatives," which you can do so by using its trip planning tool.
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Another piece of advice given is one that seems rather obvious but many of us often forget: "allow for more time" since buses can often be slower in the winter.
The fourth tip provided by the STM to help you get through travelling in the winter is to buy your transit fare ahead of time.
Lastly, keep your OPUS close by. "Validation of transit fares has to be done quickly when boarding, the seconds saved at each stop can make a difference on your arrival time."
Now, you know how to get through the cold months!