Journee "In town, without my car" around the Square Victoria
Friday, September 20, from 00 h 01 to 23 h 59, the day stands "In town, without my car" in Montreal.
This year, the official spokesman of the event is the songwriter-performer Louis-Jean Cormier.
Victoria Square prohibited
For the occasion, the streets of Victoria Square East and West - between Viger Street and Saint-Jacques - will be closed to motorists between 00 h 01 and 23 h 59.
9 h 30 to 19 h, the Rue Saint-Antoine Street between University and Alexander will be closed. However, access to private parking, a W hotel and taxi stands will be possible at any time.
Other taxi stands and access to parking will be possible.
A festive day
Throughout the day, there will be many activities around Victoria Square. Of these, we find:
friendly street hockey games organized by the Montreal Canadiens Children's and YM-YWHA, commencing at 11 am;
a drawing workshop with street artist Roadsworth;
testing electric bikes;
a show of Louis-Jean Cormier and his musicians to 12 h;
the spectacle of the stars of the Metro after 17 h, which will be accompanied by several family activities, as well as demonstrations of more environmentally friendly technologies.
The day "In town, without my car" takes place in more than 2,150 cities around the world.
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