The Municipal Transport Company (EMT) de Valencia will again allow access for users through the front door from Monday, December 7, since municipal buses already have new protection screens in front of the coronavirus.
Thus, travelers will be able to access normally through the front door, after last March it was temporarily prohibited to try to isolate the driving area and minimize the risk of contagion by Covid-19 the passage and the staff.
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Now, the title can be validated again in the machine located at the entrance and it will be necessary to show the digital single ticket of the application EMTicket to the driver when accessing the bus.
EMT will report this measure at street level in different parts of the city, such as the Xàtiva-Estació del Nord and Tetuan-Porta de la Mar interchanges. In addition, several teams of informants will visit the different neighborhoods of the city to explain to the neighbors this measure, which is added to others that guarantee the safety of municipal buses.
In addition, they will report on the two new products that have been launched at EMTicket: a pack of five single tickets for six euros and a pack of ten tickets for ten euros. Also about the launch of an online recharge promotion of the bonobús that allows obtaining two free trips for every ten trips that are recharged through the App or the web.
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The entity maintains the elimination of cash payment on board the buses for security reasons. Users can purchase their single ticket with one hour of unlimited mobility through the free application EMTicket and in a safe way, since the tickets are acquired and validated without any contact.
Municipal buses already have protective screens against the Covid-19 in the driving area, as requested by the union representatives in the Health and Safety Committee. In recent months, the staff of the EMT technical area have worked on the progressive replacement of the temporary partitions installed in March with permanent ones.