Quebec invests $4.2M toward better accessibility at Place des Arts metro – Montreal

Quebec invests $4.2M toward better accessibility at Place des Arts metro - Montreal
A corridor built in 1966 that grants access to Montreal’s Place des Arts will be more accessible thanks to a $ 4.2 million grant from the Quebec government.The corridor, which will be the subject of major works, connects the complex to Place des Arts metro station. A staircase will first be demolished, then a long replacement ramp with a gentle slope will be built along the entire length of the 50-metre corridor.Just over three-quarters of the amount will go to renovate the structure. The rest will be used to refresh the corridor.The renovation, which was announced on Sunday, will make it easier for people with reduced mobility to access the six rooms and other spaces of the complex.“Often, we talk about access to culture in the sense of offering the chance to all Montrealers and all Quebecers to appropriate it, (…) but today we are talking...