The transit agency says it is also increasing the patrols of inspectors and special agents on the metro network to “strengthen the sense of safety among customers and employees.”
It is also increasing the presence of inspectors in the network and prohibiting singing and wind instruments in metro stations.
The agency made the announcement Thursday, saying measures are being implemented “to continue to minimize the risks of the virus spreading and to protect our customers and employees on the metro and bus network.”
He said that more patrols by STM inspectors and special agents on the metro network are aimed at “strengthening the feeling of safety among customers and employees.”
The agency also said that paratransit will now accept a maximum of two passengers per vehicle to comply with public health instructions.
As for singers and musicians, the STM said that “it has unfortunately been forced to temporarily suspend singing and wind instruments, in accordance with public health guidelines.”