People have become accustomed to the doors opening themselves. Fewer contact surfaces reduce infection. So why not introduce automatic opening of subway doors on a permanent basis?
For a long time, one of Oslo Municipality’s infection control measures was that all doors on the metro were opened automatically to avoid contact infection. On Friday 5 November, Ruter returned to manual door opening. Thus, travelers must press a button for the doors to open.
Now the infection pressure in the capital is increasing again. Many ask why automatic door opening is not reintroduced as a measure.
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