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Portland Buses To Take Fewer Riders To Prevent COVID-19 Spread

Irwin Gratz
Maine Public
A Portland Metro bus in 2018.

The Greater Portland Metro bus system says it will reduce capacity next week in an attempt to curb any spread of COVID-19.

In a statement released Thursday, Metro says the number of people allowed on any bus will be reduced from 30 to 20.

Metro also remind riders face coverings are required to ride.