With the addition of UV-powered devices that target airborne viruses, VIA’s transit vehicles can now reduce the spread of germs and bacteria in the air - creating a healthy, safe environment for its passengers and employees.
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Following changes to the CDC guidance regarding face coverings on transportation, ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft will no longer require U.S. riders or drivers to wear masks.
More funding is being made available for US transportation networks, as the DOT announces more than $30 billion in additional federal funding.
The CDC has ordered passengers on all modes of transport within the US to wear masks that cover the mouth and nose, or risk breaking federal law.
Researchers have found that ride-hailing trips increase the number of crashes at pick-up and drop-off locations, and have suggested that decision makers should use these results to implement further safety infrastructure.
E-scooters were legalised in Germany in June 2019 and are classified as motorised vehicles, meaning that the same drink-driving laws as cars and other vehicles apply.