Beautiful Montréal, with its historic, distinctly European style architecture, its modern downtown, and its tree lined neighborhoods has long been a popular destination for tourists – there’s amazing food, a welcoming diversity – this bilingual city is home to English and French speakers – and a thriving technology economy.
Aerospace and pharmaceutical companies are some of the bigger employers in Montréal, but dozens of startups were hatched in Montréal. The city has extensive transit; STM (bus and subway) and the ATM (commuter rail) make it easy to get around without a car. Add bike sharing from BIXI and you’ve got a city that ranks as one of Canada’s most walkable places to live.
Most errands can be accomplished on foot.
There are about 7,700 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Montréal.
People in Montréal can walk to an average of 8 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.
Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Montréal apartments for rent near public transit.
Montréal has excellent public transportation and about 235 bus, 6 rail and 4 subway lines.
The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Montréal on public transit.
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