FTA Releases COVID-19 Guidance to Transit Agencies; Includes APTA’s Hold-Harmless Recommendation. Click to view

APTA invites transit managers to use the Pandemic Virus Service Restoration checklist as a handy tool. Click to view

New York MTA has announced the test of UV systems to assist in the viral cleaning process. Click to view

Op-Ed: What Does Social Distancing Mean for Public Transit? Click to view

Greyhound requiring masks on all buses. Click to view

Two pressing issues face each transit system during the reopen process. First, what were the most effective disinfecting methods. Second, what are the questions we should ask to make our systems relevant in the new situation. Both are addressed in the attached link. 4 questions transit agencies need to ask themselves in the wake of COVID-19

Transit systems around the state are carefully adding services that had been limited. The following CDC guidance is targeted for those decisions.

The purpose of this tool is to assist mass transit administrators in making (re)opening decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The purpose of this tool is to assist employers in making (re)opening decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially to protect vulnerable workers.


COVID-19 Buyer’s Guide: FPTA has provided the following CTAA Buyer’s Guide listing of cleaning, disinfecting and PPE supplies. Click to view

CDC Interim Guidance for General Population Disaster Shelters During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Every storm and hurricane season transit systems are critical links for safety. Many provide trips to safe shelters. These shelters will face new challenges this year. Covid-19 changes the manner in which we should transport to the shelters. It changes how the shelters should be prepared to shelter and isolate the visitors. Even the intake process will change. The CDC has prepared guidance on the new rules of engagement. The following offers cautious preparations for these new challenges. Click to view

Transportation News:

White House reviewing guidelines for reopening transit. Click to view

FDOT Safety Risk Assessment Guides:


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The COVID-19 Pandemic – Public Transportation Responds: Safeguarding Riders and Employees – American Public Transportation Association: Click to view

New York City Shuts Down Subway Overnight in Historic Move:

NYC is shutting down it’s subway system overnight for disinfecting. Click to view

Effects Of Covid-19 On Public Transportation:
The following article addresses the implications the pandemic is having on the transit system. Click to view

Thank You Public Transit Workers:
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao delivers a message of appreciation to America’s Public Transit workers. Click to view

Airlines To Require Face Masks: Many of the big US airlines are bringing in new health and safety policies for both passengers and cabin crew this week. Face masks or other face covering will be required at check-in areas, lounges, boarding gate areas, and onboard. Click to view

In response to COVID-19, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced on 4/23/20 that it will give transit agencies more time to meet the requirements of the Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) regulation. Click to view

Bus Operators and Transit Authorities – COVID-19 Guidance: Click to view

Coronavirus reveals transits new mission: Click to view