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SunTran takes additional steps to promote public health safety in its buses

SunTran is taking necessary steps in response to the potential spread of the Coronavirus.

SunTran, along with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the local Marion County Health Department are monitoring the current public health issue.

SunTran is taking a variety of steps to make sure its buses are clean and safe for passengers amid the outbreak of the Coronavirus.

SunTran is responsive to health protocols and will continue to adapt to the needs of employees and passengers. Each bus receives daily cleanings, which includes disinfecting surfaces. Operators wipe down high-touch areas two to four times each shift to maintain a healthy environment. Commercial grade disinfectant is used each night on all in-service buses.

SunTran employees may wear masks and gloves and are encouraged to wash their hands, keep hands away from their faces and will not report to work if they are feeling ill.

CDC signs have been placed on buses and in common areas and bathrooms reminding riders to maintain social distancing, cover their mouths when coughing and sneezing and wash their hands frequently to control the spread of germs.

For more information, please contact SunTran at (352) 401-6999.

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