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Metra, Pace focus on cleaning vehicles to slow the spread of COVID-19

Mass transit agencies that serve Homewood and Flossmoor are working to prevent the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, which was declared to be a pandemic on March 11.

The main response has been increased cleaning efforts on buses and trains and increased efforts to educate customers about effective hygiene.

In a statement this week, Pace bus service officials emphasized the focus on cleanliness.

"As a standard practice, Pace cleans and sanitizes buses nightly. Out of an abundance of caution, we’ve added an extra disinfecting wipe down to our already stringent cleaning regimen," officials said in . . .

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