GREENSBORO, N.C. — Public transportation in Greensboro is adjusting its services due to growing concerns amid the coronavirus outbreak.
GTA’s SCAT I-ride program will limit reservations to no more than seven days in advance. Reservations are being taken by the backup call center for at least 15 days, so users may experience delays in making reservations, the transit system said in a news release.
GTA administrative offices are closed to the public until further notice, with concerns over the spread of the virus.
Riders will still be able to purchase GTA ID Cards and passes for Fixed Route and SCAT services at the J. Douglas Gaylon Depot customer service office at 236C W.Washington St.
Hours of operation are:
Monday -Friday – 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday – 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday – 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
See the City’s COVID-19 website for the latest news, cancellations, and service changes.
FACTS NOT FEAR
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NC CORONAVIRUS HOTLINE
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