Abu Dhabi suspends bus services emirate-wide

By DG Staff

ABU DHABI 23 April 2020: The Integrated Transport Centre (ITC), of the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT), in Abu Dhabi announced that all its public bus services in the emirate will be suspended starting today (Thursday, April 23) until further notice.

This comes with the exception of the free bus on-demand service – Abu Dhabi Healthcare Link – that was recently launched for medical employees in appreciation of their great efforts in controlling coronavirus (Covid-19).

The suspension of public buses aims to preserve the safety of bus users and comes within a series of precautionary measures that are followed to stop the outbreak of coronavirus (Covid-19), said Wam.

ITC had taken a set of precautionary measures to ensure public safety. These measures included an extensive cleaning and sterilisation of all public means of transport, including buses, taxis, ferries and public facilities.

Intensive disinfection of all public bus services

DMT) has announced that it will carry out a 48 hours sterilisation campaign of public bus services from today morning, in collaboration with its strategic partners.

These disinfection operations will be implemented to ensure the health of those who use public transport services, and to ensure the re-opening of these services by 6 a.m. on Saturday.

DMT announced earlier that it will suspend public bus services in Abu Dhabi as of tomorrow morning, as part of a series of precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of public transport users.



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