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  • Federal Mask Mandate Requires Face Coverings on Public Transit - Effective Tuesday, February 2, masks are required on all public transportation according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Federal Register Notice and the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) Security Directive. The Order affects all passengers and transit operators. “DCTA is committed to complying with federal, state and local COVID-19 mandates to ensure the safety of our passengers and employees,” Raymond Suarez, DCTA CEO said. “We need all riders to follow this new federal mask mandate to stay safe and help us flatten the curve during this pandemic.”  Read more: https://bit.ly/2LnLsMu


  • DCTA Releases COVID-19 Rider Survey Results - Last October 2020, we asked our passengers to rate and provide feedback on our COVID-19 safety response and efforts to help us continue to keep riders and employees safe. We received a total of 211 passengers responded which represents 10 percent of the average daily ridership in September 2020. View the comprehensive results here: https://bit.ly/3rhsTIU





  • Updated DCTA FY’20 Media Kit – We recently updated our agency media kit to include information from FY’20 including ridership information, COVID-19 spending and more. Read and download our comprehensive media information to better understand the agency’s facts and figures, goals and objectives, rider snapshot and more here: https://www.dcta.net/media-center/media-kit.