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STM Opus recharger quickly becomes target of social media mockery

The STM's seemingly dated OPUS card recharger, which cost $15 and requires the installation of a card reader device, may be a small step up from the current system. But users were quick to tell the STM they're still not with the times.

#InnoverCommeLaSTM floods Twitter with antiquated innovation suggestions for the STM

One of many mocking images shared on Twitter after the STM announced its new Opus home recharging system. (@mcgilles/Twitter)

The STM's seemingly dated Opus card recharger, which cost $16 and requires the installation of a card reader device, may be a small step up from the current system. But users were quick to tell the STM they're still not with the times. 

The tongue-in-cheek hashtag #InnoverCommeLaSTM (InnovateLikeTheSTM) quickly picked up steam not long after the transit authority unveiled its new technology at a news conference this morning

Check out some of the best tweets from this afternoon:

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