Woodlands Township launches new safety protocol for transit

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Woodlands Township launches new #SitSafe initiative
The Woodlands Township released a video of what disinfecting and social distancing measures will look like on the buses under the new initiative.

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (KTRK) -- The Woodlands Township is launching new ways keep you safe while riding public transit as part of the new #SitSafe initiative.

All Woodlands Express Park and Ride buses are being sprayed daily using a medical grade disinfectant. Touch points like handrails, seats and armrests are being sanitized during the day.

Only 23 passengers are allowed on board, seats are marked off to promote social distancing and additional buses are on standby if extra space is needed.

To limit contact between passengers and drivers, riders are being asked to download the mobile ticketing app.

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Woodlands Waterway Trolleys are also undergoing extensive cleaning, and seating capacity has been reduced as well.

The Woodlands Sterling Park and Ride remains temporarily closed. You can use the Research Forest or Sawdust Park and Ride locations.

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