AC Transit Announced It Will Be Free Until Further Notice
By Ellen Perez on March 23, 2020
AC TRANSIT IS NOW OFFERING FREE SERVICE!
AC Transit has been continuing its service during the shelter in place, so they can serve riders that rely on them to get to work. On Monday, March 23rd they announced that they would not be charging riders until further notice.
You are now required to enter through the back doors and encouraged to sit 6 feet apart from each other. Here is part of their public statement…
” AC Transit is implementing rear-door boarding on buses with multiple doors.
Fare payment is not required until further notice.
AC Transit is deemed to provide an essential service during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This means we continue to serve riders who rely on public transit for vital access to resources, healthcare, and employment.
While operating, we are committed to the collective well-being and health of our riders and employees. This includes following social distancing measures. Customers are strongly encouraged to stay or sit 6-feet from other passengers and the bus operator when boarding, exiting and riding the bus.”
See The Full Statement Provided By AC Transit <HERE>
Effective Monday, 3/23, please use rear doors for boarding if you are able. For ADA ramp, mobility devices or priority seating, please use front door. No fare payment required until further notice. https://t.co/RmDocdXF29 pic.twitter.com/H1nPYv9CHa
— AC Transit (@rideact) March 22, 2020