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What Does It Take To Keep BART Running During A Pandemic?

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Jenny G. Shao
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An empty BART station during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The pandemic has forced public transportation to adjust. Now, riders are asking, is it safe to use public transportation during a public health crisis? In this installment of The Essentials, meet Phaethon Brown. He oversees day-day operations at BART in the East Bay. 

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For more information on BART safety and pandemic prevention techniques, you can visit bartable.bart.gov.

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Bee Soll is a producer with Your Call at KALW, and a producer, writer, and editor at KCBS Radio in San Francisco. She is a former reporter for Crosscurrents and contributor at KPFA Radio.