COVID-19 Update: Loading HSR buses through rear doors; no fares thru April 5th

The City of Hamilton today is announcing additional proactive measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Hamilton.

Beginning tomorrow, March 19th, until at least April 5th, HSR customers are being asked to board buses from the rear doors only, and to keep a fair distance from the bus operators and other customers. Only customers with personal mobility devices (PMD) will permitted to enter and exit through the front door.

As a result, HSR will not be collecting fares until further notice.

Customers are asked to stay behind the yellow line at the front of the bus, and to keep the seat(s) behind the operator free at all times.

HSR continues to be a safe method of travel, this is a precautionary measure in an effort to increase social distancing, particularly for bus operators.

Saturday Service

Beginning Monday, March 23, the HSR will be using a Saturday schedule from Monday to Friday, across most routes. There are some exceptions, and all details will be posted on www.hamilton.ca/hsr. Current Saturday and Sunday schedules will continue and remain unchanged. Where required, revised timetables are being finalized and will be available by Friday.

Source: City of Hamilton

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