MTA to deploy ultra-violet lights to disinfect trains, buses and stations

Officials say they are deploying 150 mobile Ultra Violet C units early next week.

News 12 Staff

May 20, 2020, 10:22 AM

Updated 1,460 days ago

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The MTA is going high tech in its efforts to try and encourage people to ride trains and subways again.
Officials say they are deploying 150 mobile Ultra Violet C units early next week.
The new pilot program uses a high-tech method to disinfect trains, buses and stations.
Their hope is to gauge the efficiency and cost effectiveness of this ultra-violet light technology.
After evaluation, the MTA hopes to expand to the Metro-North and LIRR.
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