A city councillor is proposing a reserve bus lane to alleviate jams on the 51 bus, the Edouard-Montpetit line.Councillor Peter McQueen wants to add reserved bus lane to Queen Mary Road for the crowded 51 bus. @Global_Montreal pic.twitter.com/rQOiIutHvJ— Billy Shields (@billyshields) March 7, 2016Peter McQueen, who represents NDG, is calling for the reserve Lane to run down the Queen Mary between MacDonald and the Snowdon metro station.The 51 is one of the 10 busiest buses in the city, with the 3rd highest number of complaints. @Global_Montreal pic.twitter.com/K8bW67FpJD— Billy Shields (@billyshields) March 7, 2016McQueen said the bus draws the third highest number of complaints in the city, and is in the top ten in ridership.… And you do see passengers on 51 bus line up and then watch the bus leave bc it's too full. @Global_Montreal pic.twitter.com/ZM9ss0y9hz— Billy Shields (@billyshields) March 7, 2016About 25,000 people ride the bus a day, often to connect to the metro system on their commute.
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