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Transit Rider Tips -- Text Only

This page is meant as a more-accessible, text-only version of the graphic on the COVID-19 and Transit Service page.

Transit Rider Tips for Essential Travel During COVID-19

Help Protect Yourself and Your Community


  • Ride for ESSENTIAL trips only (e.g. essential work, grocery store, doctor, pharmacy, etc.).
  • Wear a mask.
  • Keep distance from riders while waiting for the bus/rail and on it. CDC recommends a minimum of 6 ft. distance.
  • Enter the bus from the back door, unless you need the wheelchair lift.
  • Keep at least one row of seats between you and other riders.
  • Limit touching surfaces.
  • Clean your phone with an antibacterial wipe before and after travel.

Do Not

  • Do not ride for non-essential trips.
  • Do not ride when you are sick.
  • Do not ride without a mask.
  • Do not take a bus/rail that appears full, instead wait for the next one.
  • Do not enter the bus from the front door, unless you need the wheelchair lift.
  • Do not sit in a vacant seat close to another rider.
  • Do not touch your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Do not keep your bag on the floor and other surfaces. If it does come in contact, sanitize after.

Arlington's Car-Free Diet, ART, Arlington Transit