CapMetro will also introduce it's Workforce Aid Pass, valid for the month of June, to help those in the community experiencing unemployment continue to receive fare-free rides.
Capital Metro CEO Randy Clarke joins Marcel Clarke to talk about changes to the Project Connect plan.
Uber has already imposed a hiring freeze and has offered up to 14 days of financial assistance to drivers and delivery workers who were diagnosed with COVID-19.
Each airport will feature a musician local to their city in support of the creative community during the COVID-19 crisis.
The agency first suspended fares on April 1 in a move to protect customers and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.
One driver last worked on April 2, one on April 9, and one on March 30, according to CapMetro.
Officials at Austin-Bergstrom say there has been an 85 to 90 percent drop off in passengers because of the outbreak of COVID-19.
The city says its transit system "The Bus" will be adjusting its operating hours to 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Monday, April 13.
The names and current medical conditions of the employees are not being released but Capital Metro has provided information about which routes and dates the bus operators worked so customers can proactively monitor their health.
CapMetro CEO Randy Clarke joins Marcel Clarke to talk about current and future projects and what CapMetro is doing to protect riders.
The move comes after officials say they saw a significant drop in ridership on the routes which people mostly use to get to and from work.
The fare-free period is not meant to encourage any additional ridership.
CapMetro received it's first set of ridership data since the order went into place and on March 26, the company saw a 65% decrease in overall riders.
In an attempt to improve community access to curb-side food pickups, the Austin Transportation Department is installing temporary customer pickup zones for local restaurants that are currently transitioning into take-out and delivery-only services.
In a letter to the Congressional delegation, CEO Randy Clarke says CapMetro is "experiencing a significant impact to the financial resources needed to put service on the street."
CapMetro says the changes will go into effect on Wednesday, March 18 and are designed to "protect employees, promote public health and ensure that we continue to provide service to all parts of our community."
Metro announced Tuesday that service will be further reduced on both bus and rail during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
Yellow Cab says it will continue to operate in Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Galveston, Pasadena and in the Rio Grande Valley.
Uber and Lyft announced on Tuesday that they would be suspending their respective pool and shared options in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
As healthcare professionals continue to monitor the coronavirus pandemic, CapMetro's operations may change over time.