BEND, OR -- The Cascades East Transit Service is working to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The buses, transit stations and offices are undergoing enhanced cleanings multiple times a day. Derek Hoffbauer at the agency says masks are required for riders and drivers alike. He says if a riders doesn’t have a mask they get a free one from the driver. Hoffbauer says new guidelines call for 3 feet social distancing between passengers and 6 feet between passengers and drivers.