Mask Requirement Extended until March 18, 2022 – Updated December 22, 2021
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have extended the Mask Mandate date from January 18, 2022 to March 18, 2022.
All public transit agencies must follow the federal regulations for face masks that make it required until March 18, 2022 for all persons either using public transit or at public transit facilities. Therefore, all BARTA Customers and Employees must continue to wear a face mask until March 18, 2022. The Mask Mandate is required for BARTA to follow based on the funding BARTA receives from FTA, which helps pay for local public transit.