COVID: BART mask requirement ends October 1 – KTVU FOX 2 San Francisco

COVID: BART mask requirement expires on October 1KTVU FOX 2 San Francisco Mask Mandate on Public Transportation Lifted in LA CountyKTLA 5 Los Angeles County relaxes mask-wearing rules as the spread of COVID-19 slowsKABC-TV Masks off at BART? Agency ends face-covering rule – againThe Mercury News See full coverage on Google News

LA City Council approves contract to create 3,000 new public transit shelters | News & Community

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday approved a contract for the city’s Street Transit Amenities program, which aims to install 3,000 transit stop shelters and 450 additional shadow structures in the city. The council voted 12-1 to approve Tranzito-Vector as the contractor to install, upgrade and maintain transit shelters. The … Read more

All MTA Subways Get Security Cameras – Eyewitness News ABC7NY

All MTA subways to get security camerasEyewitness News ABC7NY MTA adds cameras to all subwaysCBS New York LIRR trains will have special police patrols, says MTAnews day NYC Transit: MTA will install cameras in every subway car to curb crime, increase securityWABC TV See full coverage on Google News

COVID-19 mask mandate on NSW public transport will be scrapped from September 21

One of the latest COVID-19 restrictions still in place in NSW is being lifted this week, with masks no longer needed on public transport from Wednesday. Most important points: Mask mandate on trains, trams and buses expires on September 21 NSW joins South Australia this week to scrap rule Transport Secretary David Elliott welcomed the … Read more

How the Ottawa Transit Challenge Doesn’t Satisfy PWD’s Concerns

ABOVE: Tweets from Transit riders participating in the Ottawa Transit Challenge in 2022. Now imagine the reactions if these people were in wheelchairs and forced to use ParaTranspo/ In 2019, the Ottawa Transit Riders, a local advocacy group advocating for better public transportation, came up with an idea called the Ottawa Transit Challenge. From the … Read more

How the Ottawa Transit Challenge Doesn’t Satisfy PWD’s Concerns

ABOVE: Tweets from Transit riders participating in the Ottawa Transit Challenge in 2022. Now imagine the reactions if these people were in wheelchairs and forced to use ParaTranspo/ In 2019, the Ottawa Transit Riders, a local advocacy group advocating for better public transportation, came up with an idea called the Ottawa Transit Challenge. From the … Read more

NYC subway, commuter rail set COVID-19-era passenger traffic records

More people rode public transit in the New York City area on Wednesday than on any other day since the COVID-19 pandemic began, transit officials said Thursday. Subways, buses, Metro-North and the Long Island Rail Road have all set pandemic records in one day, MTA CEO Janno Lieber said during an afternoon announcement at Grand … Read more

NYC seeks ‘guaranteed revenue’ from its expensive ferry service

Mayor Eric Adams wants to cut losses on the city’s popular but money-guzzling ferry system by telling potential operators to come up with new ways to generate revenue, including rent, concessions and advertising. City Hall on Wednesday released a “request for proposals” from potential ferry companies specifically requiring them to prepare a “money generation plan” … Read more

Washingtonians are still leaving the office

The spread of COVID-19 may be low, but workers in the DC area are staying home to embrace remote work and avoid long subway rides. Why it matters: Statistics show that commuting and office occupancy have stagnated, meaning fewer people are around to keep the center alive, a concern for the city’s future. Experts expected … Read more

Sydney CBD companies face financial ruin as employees shun the office

Before Covid rocked the world, Marino Plagiotis’ bustling CBD cafe is said to be fully booked on Friday. But now it’s so quiet in the city that he had no choice but to cut the workforce at the end of the week – and like countless other small businesses in central Sydney, it’s a struggle … Read more