(Michigan City) - Michigan City’s transit bus system has been crippled by an outbreak of coronavirus. According to the mayor’s office, five of the seven transit employees have tested positive for COVID-19.
The employees are quarantined. In the meantime, the bus system will be running on a limited schedule starting Monday. Fixed routes and paratransit services will operate Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The commuter route TT-Black line will operate Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. until further notice.
Service will cease daily between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to sanitize buses. In addition to extra cleaning precautions, rider fees are being waived until further notice to reduce personal contact.