Metro Transit urges riders to use train, bus for essential travel only

To curb the spread of COVID-19, Metro Transit is asking riders to use their services for essential travel only.

In a statement, Metro Transit asked riders to practice social distancing on buses and trains.

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Riders are also asked to wait for another trip if there are more than 10 passengers on a 40-foot bus or 15 passengers on a 60-foot bus. For light rail, riders are asked to avoid having more than 15 people in a train car.

Earlier this week, Metro Transit announced it would suspend services from 11 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. during the virus outbreak.