One passenger per every seat on buses

One passenger per every seat on buses

The Ministry of Works and Transport has said that PTSC buses will be operating at 50 percent capacity.

As a result, there will be only one seated passenger in every other seat.

As efforts to prevent the spread of COVID 19 continue, the Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago, the Public Transportation Service Corporation and the Water Taxi Service have reviewed and elevated their preventative measures to avoid the spread of the virus and protect its citizens.

Passengers who take the bus will also be asked to practise social distancing, by standing three feet apart as they line up to board the bus. Additionally no standing passengers will be allowed on their buses.

Water taxis and inter-island ferry vessels have also cut their capacity in half to accommodate social distancing measures, and routine sanitization will be practiced onboard all buses and ferries.

Public transportation vehicles are encouraged to travel without air conditioning; windows will be opened to allow fresh air to circulate which can reduce the spread of the virus.

The MOWT said adequate supplies of soap will be available in public washroom facilities such as the inter-island ferry service and that said staff will also be provided with hand sanitiser