MH Transit Adds New Safety Features, Return to Front Door Entry
Medicine Hat – The City of Medicine Hat has implemented new safety features and will return to front door boarding and fare collection.
Beginning Monday, June 15, passengers will be required to board the bus through the front door and exit through the rear door.
A discounted fare will also be reinstated. Each passenger must pay $1.00 per ride.
“Tickets and transfers will not be issued or accepted at this time,” said Mike Spicer, Manager of Transit Services. “Instead, we’re asking passengers to pay a discounted rate each time they board the bus.”
MH Transit will be offering refunds for anyone with bus tickets in amounts of 10 or full sheets.
All April 2020 bus passes will be honoured in June and July. Bus passes for July and August will be sold at 50% off. More information can be found on the City website.
MH Transit will continue to operate on its current adjusted schedule.
The City also reminds residents to use Transit for essential travel only, which includes getting groceries, attending medical appointments or going to and from work.
“Physical distancing is still in effect, and a number of seats have been blocked off to keep passengers and our drivers safe,” Spicer added. “We also ask that if anyone is experiencing symptoms, or is not feeling well, to please stay home.”
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City of Medicine Hat