The safety of the public and our employees is a top priority for Lawrence Transit. We have protocols in place for emergency scenarios like a public health crisis, and we’re staying in close touch with state and local health authorities.
What we’re doing to keep our riders safe
A daily cleaning while buses are on route.
- Use the SAO (stabilized aqueous ozone) solution for an additional midday cleaning while the drivers are on route to wipe down high traffic areas.
- Emphasis on disinfecting surfaces touched by the public
- Vehicles with high ridership are switched out during the day for a deeper cleaning using the GenEon fogging machine.
A nightly routine of cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting using GenEon Cleaning System and fogging machine.
- All vehicles are sprayed down when they return from route at end of shift.
- Surfaces touched by the public are wiped down thoroughly.
- Emphasis on disinfecting all stanchions and grab bars
A weekly routine of disinfecting vehicles using an Ozone Generator for Cleaning.
- All vehicles are rotated through once a week.
- If positive case is suspected the vehicle will be immediately removed from route and cleaned using the Ozone Generator.
A weekly routine to clean the HVAC intake and filter on all vehicles used the previous week is done every Sunday.
- All drivers are equipped with gloves and disinfecting wipes to use throughout the day.
- Windows are cracked for ventilation.
- All operators carry hand sanitizer for personal use.
- All employees are instructed to not report work if they are feeling ill.
What you can do
- Face masks can be worn on the bus.
- Passengers who are sick are advised not to ride the bus.
- Passengers riding transit are encouraged to practice social distancing.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- Avoid crowds when you can. If you can commute at less busy times, or wait for a less crowded bus, do that.
For questions, please call (785) 864-4644 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.