Amy Scarton Assistant Secretary, WSDOT/Ferries Division wrote about supporting the entrance line employees, enabling riders to self-swipe bank cards, featured workers.
At eight p.m., each night all Washington State ferries underway sound their whistles with three lengthy blasts. That is WSF’s method to affix the worldwide motion to make a joyful noise in appreciation of employees on the entrance line of the COVID-19 response. This implies important employees all through the area together with first responders, healthcare employees, WSF crews and workers, and plenty of extra which are working tirelessly in these regarding occasions. This may proceed by way of the tip of April.
Improvements enable prospects to self-swipe bank cards
Due to the modern spirit of IT Income Supervisor Roger Hair, in addition to the diligent work of WSF’s IT group, we now have a safer method for our ticket sellers and prospects to finish transactions. In simply 24 hours final weekend, our IT group assembled, examined and put in new bank card readers on the surface of ticket sales space home windows and on selfie sticks for our tollbooth operators so prospects can now self-swipe.
Terminal Attendant Nicholas Chastain at Coupeville terminal with our new self-swipe bank card reader connected to a selfie stick.
Please be a part of me in thanking our IT group for his or her laborious work in supporting our frontline workers in these difficult occasions.
Recognizing our frontline workers
To assist acknowledge the laborious work and dedication of WSDOT’s frontline heroes, the company started highlighting workers this week who assist our transportation system. On Monday, Terminal Attendant Bob Essex was the primary WSDOT employee to be featured on Fb, Twitter and Instagram.
Terminal Attendant Bob Essex says it has taken some getting used to carrying gloves on a regular basis and that he misses seeing all of the common commuters.
Cleansing procedures for vessels and terminals
All common-touch areas on our ferries and terminals are being routinely cleaned, and employees are reminded to apply good hygiene. These are high-touch public areas, and it’s vital for our prospects to additionally do their half to guard themselves and others by practising good hygiene and rethink touring if they’re sick. We’ve extra COVID-19 journey info and updates on our web site.