Pueblo Transit working hard to keep buses running

Posted at 8:50 PM, Apr 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-02 00:38:45-04

PUEBLO — Pueblo Transit is hard at work keeping the buses running.

The company has taken huge steps to battle COVID-19 and keep up with the needs of the community.

In order to follow social distancing guidelines, the buses are now loading from the rear door. The buses are also continually wiped down and the drivers are wearing protective gear like maksk and gloves.

Currently, the buses are free to all passengers and ADA riders have priority boarding.

"Transit is alive and well in Pueblo right now and we will get you where you need to go and my drivers are on the front lines making sure you get where you need to go safely," said Director of Pueblo Transit, Benjamin Valdez.

Every morning, each bus is given a full, deep cleaning and drivers wipe down common areas between stops.

Pueblo Transit is also working with City Lift to help pick up the extra riders at each stop.

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