Hand sanitizer and social distance markers will be part of Phase 1 plan for MTA

With phase one of the New York City reopening schedule for June 8, Mayor Bill de Blasio outlined the city’s safety precautions.

News 12 Staff

Jun 3, 2020, 1:56 PM

Updated 1,455 days ago

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Hand sanitizer and social distance markers will be part of Phase 1 plan for MTA
With phase one of the New York City reopening schedule for June 8, Mayor Bill de Blasio outlined the city’s safety precautions.
He says the city will be focusing on a safer MTA for commuters.
The mayor says there will be an increase in rush-hour service for phase one.
There will be hand sanitizer available in stations, and mandatory and available face masks.
New York City will provide an addition 1 million masks to make sure commuters are protected.
The city will also work with the MTA to identify personnel to help promote and enforce social distancing.
During phase one, capacity will be limited on subway cars and buses and in stations. There will also be clear and abundant social distance markers in all stations, cars and buses.
The mayor also commended the people of the Bronx who have stepped up and come together to clean up their communities after the recent unrest.
The mayor also says he wants to lift the current 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew in time for the phase one re-opening on Monday.
 


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