Essential Workers: Chicago Bus Drivers Reflect On One Year Of The Pandemic

When everything stopped, the city bus wheels kept moving.

Virus Outbreak Illinois
A woman boards a Chicago Transit Authority bus in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago, Monday, April 20, 2020, as a public service billboard reminds people of the continuing fight against COVID-19. Charles Rex Arbogast / ASSOCIATED PRESS
Virus Outbreak Illinois
A woman boards a Chicago Transit Authority bus in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago, Monday, April 20, 2020, as a public service billboard reminds people of the continuing fight against COVID-19. Charles Rex Arbogast / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Essential Workers: Chicago Bus Drivers Reflect On One Year Of The Pandemic

When everything stopped, the city bus wheels kept moving.

For more than a year, work and home life have been blended together to minimize the spread of the virus. What about those who can’t work from home? Essential workers across various industries have continued to provide for our community even when everything else shut down.

Reset checks in with two Chicago Transit Authority bus drivers to hear about their experience.

GUESTS: Jacqueline Newman, CTA bus driver

Jason Nawls, CTA bus driver