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The mask requirement for travelers is no longer in effect

New York’s Metropolitan Transit Authority said it would retain its mask mandate on public transportation.

Additionally, Portland TriMetSeattle’s King County Metro and the Chicago Transit Authority said they would maintain their masking policies for the time being.

NJ Transit said Monday night it would keep its mask mandate, but reversed course Tuesday morning.

Straphangers and employees of the Washington, DC, subway system will no longer be required to wear masks, the transit agency said in a statement.

In Atlanta, the MARTA transit system will no longer require passengers or employees to wear masks. SEPTA in Philadelphia and CapMetro in Austin, Texas, also announced they would be lifting their masking requirements, but noted that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still recommends passengers wear masks.

Amtrak is also dropping its mask mandate.

CNN’s David Shortell contributed to this post.




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