I often hear Montrealers complaining about the price of our monthly OPUS card. Don't get me wrong; if you're not a student, those things are pricey. But if you quickly compare to the rest of Canada, it seems like we're pretty lucky. Especially considering that our transit system includes subway and bus.
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The only other cities in Canada that have a subway system are Toronto and Vancouver. The rest of the major Canadian cities only have a public bus system, and the monthly passes are still expensive! I start to feel better about our $85/month bus pass when I see that a city like Ottawa - that only has a bus system - asks you to pay almost $120/month for a just a bus pass!
With that said, it looks like Toronto came out on top for the most expensive monthly pass at $146/month and Fredericton is the cheapest at only $80. Looks like Montreal is a close second!
* All the prices here reflect the basic monthly pass for adults.*
Monthly pass: $95
Monthly Price: $103
Monthly Price: $92
Monthly Price: $100
Monthly Price: $116.50
Monthly Price: $146.25
Monthly Price: $85
Monthly Price: $88.50
Monthly Price: $80