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Passengers Required to Wear Face Masks on Buses & at Transfer Centers

Picture of driver/passenger partition on CobbLinc bus
February 1, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an Order on January 29, 2021 requiring the wearing of masks by travelers to prevent spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. Passengers are required to wear a mask when boarding, disembarking, and for the duration of travel on the CobbLinc transit system. Passengers are also required to wear a mask when entering or on the premises of the Marietta Transfer Center or the Cumberland Transfer Center.

Order under Section 361 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 264) and 42 Code of Federal Regulations 70.2, 71.31(b), 71.32(b):  Federal Requirement for Persons to Wear Masks While on Conveyances and at Transportation Hubs

CDC's Federal Register Notice: Wearing of face masks while on conveyances and at transportation hubs

CDC Press Release: CDC requires wearing of face masks while on public transportation and at transportation hubs