Metro Tasmania are reducing cash transactions on board. Greencards are free from 26 March, and travel will be free from Thursday 26 March until Friday 10 April to give people time to get a free Greencard.
Metro Tasmania has also implemented and enhanced cleaning regime of its bus fleet by its contractor, with hospital grade disinfectant in use and particular attention being paid to frequently touched surfaces.
More information is available on the Metro Tasmania website.
Advice on school bus cleaning has been circulated to all contracted school bus operators in the state with new requirements for more regular cleaning of bus interiors.
Community transport services such as those provided by many local councils and NGO’s to support access to medical care and other essential services can continue. Minimise the number of people in a car or bus to ensure social distancing can be maintained.