|Subject: DART Coronavirus Update|
Date Posted: 3/3/2021 4:55:26 PM
DART Coronavirus Update
DART remains committed to doing everything possible to keep our patrons and employees safe. DART encourages passengers who feel sick or are experiencing symptoms to stay home and avoid public places.
March 3, 2021: DART Continues to Enforce Federal Face Mask Requirement on Public Transit
Face Masks are Required at DART
In response to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus across the country, and in alignment with the executive order signed by President Biden, and the order issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), effective Feb 1, DART will continue to require a CDC approved face mask be worn over the mouth and nose by passengers and operators at all times while on DART vehicles or properties including buses, trains and paratransit vehicles, Trinity Railway Express trains, at DART stations, on platforms, in buildings and on-board the Dallas Streetcar.
Refusing to wear a mask, unless exempted or excluded under the CDC guidelines, is a violation of federal law and failure to comply will result in denial of boarding or removal, and passengers may be subject to federal penalties.
Face masks and hand sanitizer dispensers are installed on all buses, light rail vehicles and Dallas streetcars and available to all passengers.
The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:
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