MTL Blog: "But if that’s the case, then why not just bite the bullet and make public transport free all the time? Think about how many cars would be left at home.
Plus, this could ONLY work if it were a year round plan. Because no one in their right mind is going to wake up in the morning and check for smog alerts to find out whether they should be taking the bus or their car to work. People just don’t operate that way, we are creatures of habit.
If you really want people to start using more public transport, it must become a part of their daily routine.
Coderre discussed the idea with the Chairman of the STM but no word on whether this plan will actually be set in motion yet."