RISKS OF COMMUTING BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT DURING PANDEMIC OUTBREAK IN BENGALURU
Author(s):
ASHEERA BANU SANGLI, SAGEERA BANOO
Keywords:
Pandemic Disease, Public Transport, Commuters, Bengaluru
Abstract
Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) buses and Namma Metro railways play a very important role in daily commuting, Many commuters commute to work places, offices, factories, market, schools, colleges and different places for their everyday needs. These public transports is one of the most chosen means of transport as it is cheapest and easily available means of transport. Commuters face health risks while travelling as they are likely of getting exposed to contagious diseases other than stress, anxiety, injury and air pollution. Infected commuters having contagious cold, cough, influenza tuberculosis are seen every day, But during bacterial and viral pandemic diseases travelling daily without any proper precautions is highly risky. There is highest risks of spreading pandemic disease among commuters during COVID-19 outbreak and it may occur due to lack of social distancing as the buses will be full more than its capacity during peak hours, not using masks and gloves by commuters and no proper screening by the authorities and without sanitization of seats and insides of buses and trains. The commuters, drivers and conductors already infected should take precautionary measures and not infect other healthy commuters those who are travelling by public transport.
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Unique Paper ID: 149900

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1

Page(s): 1004 - 1006
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