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New ATU Mobile App for Smartphones

Looking for the latest news and updates about ATU? There’s an app for that. Looking for ATU events or actions in your area? There’s an app for that. Looking for photos of ATU in action? There’s an app for that.

More and more people are using smartphones everyday to stay connected, informed and involved. And that’s why ATU has launched a New Mobile App.

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The following guidance goes into effect on November 9, 2020.Agencies or individuals providing public transportation, including rideshares and taxis, should follow thisguidance to protect themselves, passengers, and employees from COVID-19.Transit agencies may consider modifications to service, prioritizing routes that serve medicalfacilities, employment center, food, and lifeline services.In emergencies, transportation providers may prioritize the immediate safety, transportation, and

Limit Spread of Infected Vehicles

Assign vehicles so as to limit the number of different vehicles a worker uses in order to minimize the spread of COVID-19 from infected workers to their coworkers.
Rear Door Boarding

Rear door boarding of all passengers, other than those who need a wheelchair ramp to board.

Installation of cordon or barrier to prevent use of front seats by passengers other than those in a wheelchair (or similar mobility device).

Elimination of all fare collection.

Worker Wellness

Voluntary and regular health checks on the property with a health professional who can answer questions
about COVID-19.

List of OPEN buildings and businesses along routes with access to public washrooms.

Appropriate leave policy, including moratorium on discipline for attendance occurrence related to COVID-19,
and a complement of 15 days of paid Pandemic Leave.

Fully-paid testing for exposed workers.

Fully-paid treatment for infected workers.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Hand sanitizer, disposable gloves, goggles or face shield, disinfecting wipes, and trash receptacle with liner.
• N95 respirator. Operator properly fitted for respirator, and trained on respirator usage and techniques to
avoid contamination.
• Training on proper putting on, using and removing gloves and other PPE in order to avoid contamination.
• Sufficient surgical (or more protective) masks for passengers.
Vehicle Minimum Specifications

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