The Citrus Connections announced today it will reduce bus services starting Monday because ridership has dropped and some drivers are choosing to self-isolate during the coronavirus crisis. While the announcement listed no specific routes, it suggests riders check for updated information via:

“These are unprecedented times and we realize that the COVID-19 situation is changing at incredible speed,” said Citrus Connection Executive Director Tom Phillips “We are seeing operators choosing to self-isolate, ridership decline related to school and business closures, telecommuting, and social distancing.”

ALSO: Check a more detailed article from The Ledger, which is offering free access to coronavirus-related coverage.

Phillips shared this video with employees Tuesday:


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