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These Busy 11 SkyTrain Stations Are Getting Sanitizer Dispensers

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Photo: Joe A. Kunzler / Flickr

As people begin to get out more with the easing of quarantine restrictions, TransLink is adding more sanitizer dispensers at SkyTrain stations.

The transit company announced it’s adding dispensers to 11 popular stations as well as bus stops.

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“Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have been focused on our cleaning and sanitizing protocols,” said TransLink CEO Kevin Desmond in a news release. “These dispensers will help promote strong personal hygiene practices, which is especially important as our ridership continues to grow.”

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Here’s where you’ll find the new dispensers installed:

  • On the Expo and Millennium Lines at Waterfront Station, Granville Station, Commercial-Broadway Station, Columbia Station, Surrey Central Station, Brentwood Town Centre Station, Lougheed Town Centre Station and Coquitlam Central Station
  • On the Canada Line at Marine Drive Station, Bridgeport Station and Richmond-Brighouse Station

You’ll also find them at these other locations:

  • On the entire RapidBus fleet of about 110 buses
  • At several key bus exchanges including Phibbs Exchange, Scottsdale Exchange and Haney Place Exchange
  • At both SeaBus terminals

TransLink is reminding the public that if they’re heading out, to continue social distancing and to wear masks when possible.

That’s especially important, since transit ridership is up 85% from its lowest point during the pandemic, in mid-April.

The company also increased its bus capacity to 75% on June 1st, but TransLink is doing what it can to keep sanitization levels up.

That includes disinfecting SkyTrain cars, spraying the SeaBus down twice a week and maintaining daily cleaning schedules.

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