Public Transit

COVID-19 and Face Mask Requirement Updates


  • Mask Requirement Extended to January 18, 2022
  • COVID-19 Information
    The world is experiencing an expanding outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19). FTA encourages transit agencies to be informed and prepared.
  • Transit Mask-Up Initiative
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced a federal mask requirement for transit systems to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 based on President Joseph R. Biden’s Executive Order 13998, issued January 21, 2021.
  • Transit Mask-Up Toolkit
    Materials to help industry and safety partners effectively communicate this mandate to the traveling public.
  • Safety and Mask Travel Guidance
    Q&A on wearing face masks while on conveyances and at transportation hubs.