October 5, 2020
Lextran earned the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Health and Safety Commitment (HSC) seal by fulfilling the highest industry commitments for keeping transit safe during COVID-19.
APTA asked more than 2,200 passengers what would make them feel safe riding public transportation. Based on those responses, the industry identified four key areas that transit systems need to address to earn ridersâ€™ confidence. They are:
- Follow public health guidelines from official sources
- Protect each other by cleaning and disinfecting transit vehicles and facilities frequently, and requiring face coverings and other protection
- Keep passengers informed and empowered to choose the safest times and routes to ride
- Put health first by requiring riders and employees to avoid public transit if they have been exposed to COVID-19 or feel ill
Lextran has met these commitments and earned the HSC seal by adopting practices and policies that are intended to keep our employees, passengers, and community safe.