“Québec City has an up-close-and-personal vibe to it, giving it the feel of a big village more than a grand metropolis. The city’s small-scale transport options reflect this mentality.
Weather plays a role in how locals navigate the city. In summer, the hilly streets and abundance of staircases make for good exercise. In winter, when the roads, sidewalks, and roofs fill with snow and ice, walking can feel like an obstacle course. Buses are a warm alternative, and a go-to choice for commuters throughout the year.
Parts of Québec City are under construction for a tramway that is scheduled to open in 2028 – and it’s a tad controversial among the locals. (Personally, I’m quite excited about it.) In the meantime, here are the best ways to get around Québec City like a local.”