On an average weekday, Winnipeg Transit carries over 168,400 passengers, holding railings and standing shoulder-to-shoulder during peak times. Yet despite coronavirus concerns, the city says no extra cleaning and disinfecting measures are currently being undertaken on the fleet. The schedules for internal washes and what's called a 'mini-wipe' of Winnipeg Transit buses are expected to grow longer if the proposed city budget passes. (Darren Bernhardt/CBC)"The public and our employees are encouraged to exercise their own precautions to protect against the spread of illness consistent with the advice provided by officials in Manitoba Health," Winnipeg Transit said in a statement. A worker under contract with the Toronto Transit Commission demonstrates how to disinfect a public transit bus.
Source: CBC News March 13, 2020 10:00 UTC