Federal Mask Requirement Extended for Public Transportation

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has extended the face mask requirement for all transportation networks, including public transportation, through September 13, 2021. TSA’s initial face mask requirement went into effect on February 1, 2021 with an expiration date of May 11, 2021.

While this announcement extends the date of enforcement, all other aspects of the requirement remain unchanged, including exemptions and civil penalties.

Learn more about FTA’s guidance to the transit industry on the Federal mask requirement for public transit at the FTA Transit Mask Up webpage.

TSA extends face mask requirement at airports and throughout the transportation network (press release)
CDC Travel Information
TSA Face Mask Requirements Memorandum
FTA Transit Mask Up Webpage