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Kudos 2008 to 2014

2014

Recognition for the STO's great team!

The STO received an award of recognition from the Association du transport urbain du Québec (ATUQ) for its team's professional, dedicated involvement in completing the Rapibus project. The award, given out in Boucherville at ATUQ's annual conference, acknowledges the STO team's strong commitment to this major project.

Recognition for the STO's great team!

The STO received an award of recognition from the Association du transport urbain du Québec (ATUQ) for its team's professional, dedicated involvement in completing the Rapibus project. The award, given out in Boucherville at ATUQ's annual conference, acknowledges the STO team's strong commitment to this major project.

Rapibus infrastructure honoured by the Association québécoise du transport et des routes (AQTR)

The Rapibus infrastructure was honoured by the Association québécoise du transport et des routes (AQTR) at the Grands prix d'excellence en transport. This award highlights the technical achievement and innovative aspect of the Rapibus, which is part of the vision for sustainable development.

2013

The STO recognized for the Multi

The Association du transport urbain du Québec (ATUQ) highlighted the STO's innovative efforts in introducing the second generation, high-tech Multi smart card. The award, given out in Gatineau at the Association's annual conference, recognized a committed, innovative, multidisciplinary team.

In 1998, the STO introduced North America's first contactless smart card as a payment method on buses. The new card now offers several more benefits for users.

2012

Dedicated Rapibus Web sites recognized

The photo shows STO Chairman Patrice Martin surrounded by Richard Bergeron, Communications and Community Relations Supervisor at the Rapibus Project Office, and Catherine Léger, Communications Advisor, accepting the award on behalf of all the employees involved in setting up the Rapibus.sto.ca and Libreauquotidien.sto.ca sites.

The STO received an award of recognition from the Association du transport urbain du Québec (ATUQ) for its two dedicated Rapibus Web sites.
The award, handed out in Saguenay at the Association’s annual conference, acknowledges the quality of these two interactive information tools created as part of a major project and recognizes the excellent work by the team involved.

Pan-Canadian recognition highlights the excellence of an STO employee

An STO employee ranks among the people who stood out for their mass transit expertise, receiving the Individual Leadership Award in the Excellence category given out by the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA).

Danielle Pronovost, a transportation technician and co-ordinator, has worked in bus schedule planning and driver assignment for more than 35 years. An expert in her field, she was recognized for her contribution in implementing and continuously improving different software programs that allow the STO to optimize the levels of service offered for the public.

2011

The STO is recognized at the ATUQ annual conference

Yassine Boussikouk et Anne-Marie-Proulx, deux des employés ayant collaboré au projet en compagnie du président de la STO, M Patrice Martin.

The Société de transport de l'Outaouais (STO) was honoured at the annual conference of the Association du transport urbain du Québec (ATUQ) by an award of recognition for its project involving the challenges of accessibility.

With this project, the STO committed to increasing the accessibility of its regular public transit system in order to foster the academic, professional and social integration of disabled persons and to tackle the issue of population aging.

Several employee groups worked together to implement the accessible bus service, which is one of the first steps towards mobility for everyone. The distinction awarded to the teams that worked on the project recognizes their collaboration, competence and professionalism.

2010

Maintenance team honoured by ATUQ

The photo shows STO Chairman Patrice Martin, with Sylvain Plouffe, mechanic, and Daniel Gendron, foreman and training instructor.

At the annual conference of the Association du transport urbain du Québec (ATUQ), the Maintenance team at the STO was presented with an award of recognition for its innovative maintenance of the air-conditioning systems.

This is a clever project that makes servicing these systems much safer.

STO employee honoured with a national award

The photo shows Guy Langlois, Assistant Maintenance Director.

The STO was in the national spotlight as Guy Langlois, Assistant Maintenance Director, was honoured at the public transit employee recognition awards given out by the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA).


The award was presented in the Distinguished Service category and is given out each year to individuals who have made a significant contribution to public transit through leadership, workplace improvement initiatives, or policy or legislative initiatives.

2009

Bus driver Luc Champagne honoured by CUTA

The photo shows STO General Manager Michel Brissette, recipient Luc Champagne and Assistant General Manager Line Thiffeault.

Luc Champagne received one of the national public transit employee recognition awards in the Distinguished Service category at the CUTA conference.

This award is presented to individuals who have made a significant contribution to public transit through advocacy, leadership, workplace improvement initiatives, or policy or legislative initiatives.

Club Sélect honoured by ATUQ

The photo shows STO Chairman Patrice Martin; bus drivers Richard Beausoleil, Jacques Jolicoeur and Michel Lavoie; STO General Manager Michel Brissette and Assistant Operations Director Robert Lapointe.

The STO’s Club Sélect was given the Exceptional Achievement award presented by ATUQ. For the occasion, Richard Beausoleil, Jacques Jolicoeur and Michel Lavoie, drivers and members of Club Sélect’s Gold category, were nominated to collect the award.


Club Sélect aims primarily to recognize bus drivers who have an exemplary driving record of 25 years or more without an avoidable accident.

2008

Robert Lapointe recognized by CUTA

The photo shows Robert Lapointe, Assistant Operations Director, in the centre with STO Chairman Patrice Martin on the right and STO General Manager Michel Brissette on the left. They are surrounded by a few members of the Board of Directors and several STO executives.

In November 2008, Mr. Lapointe, Assistant Operations Director, was honoured with a Distinguished Service Award from CUTA.


He received this award for his exceptional contribution to public transit over the past 30 years.

ATUQ award for the User’s Guide

The photo shows the employees who contributed to the success of the 2008 User’s Guide.

ATUQ gave the STO an Exceptional Achievement award for its User’s Guide. More than 86% of public transit riders refer to the guide to find out more about the bus routes!

The STO receives an award from Centraide Outaouais

The photo shows Lucie Plouffe, Human Resources Manager; Nathalie-Josée Sarault, Human Resources Management Advisor; Pierre-Luc Mongeon, Labour Relations and OHS Advisor; Fernand Richard, Performance Quality Supervisor, and Pierre Archambault, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Centraide Outaouais.

The STO received an award of excellence in the Global Support category from Centraide Outaouais in 2008. This honour pays tribute to everyone who makes an ongoing effort to improve the well-being of fellow citizens. 

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