MTA Brings Port Authority, NJ TRANSIT, Amtrak and SEPTA on Board with Regional Mask Force

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced a partnership with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ), NJ TRANSIT, Amtrak and Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) to create a regional ‘Mask Force to encourage universal mask compliance on public transitThrough this partnership, the transit systems will provide millions of free masks to customers across the northeast as face coverings have proved one of the most effective tools in combating the spread of the  virus. The partnership builds upon regional transit operators comprehensive efforts to keep customers and employees healthy and safe throughout the pandemic — from aggressive cleaning and disinfection programs to mask mandates and enforcement efforts — particularly as the number of coronavirus cases has risen across the country in recent weeks.

-via Press Release

This article was posted on: November 17, 2020