Turned off by the idea of touching anything on a public bus?
Palm Tran is installing hand sanitizers on all of its 158 vehicles.
The battery-operated devices will cost the county bus system around $4,130, which will come out of money in its maintenance budget.
The wall-mounted units will be installed starting next week and all should be up by the end of February, maintenance manager Jack Kavaliunas said at Thursday’s meeting of the Palm Tran Service Board, an advisory panel.
Each unit, with refill and mount, costs about $26. They’ll be bought through the county’s purchasing warehouse.
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