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Mask Mandate Lifted

Effective immediately, masks are no longer required for STA employees, riders on buses, Paratransit, or Vanpool, or visitors to STA facilities. However, masks are still welcome for anyone who chooses to wear one.

On April 18, 2022, both the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced a change to their policies regarding mandatory masking. There is no entity either requiring masking on public transportation or enforcing the prior regulations.

This change is the result of a court order. It is possible for this ruling to be appealed. STA will communicate any changes as they arise.

Spokane Transit provides an essential public service

For many in our community, public transit is the only means of transportation to essential destinations like grocery stores, pharmacies, and medical appointments.

We are partners with the Greater Spokane Emergency Management Response Team to ensure regional transportation needs continue to be met, and the safety of our passengers and employees will continue to be our top priority.

We will continue to provide important and rapidly changing information and updates here.

WSDH Call Center: 1-800-525-0127, then press #


What you need to know about taking the bus during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

Details on how (and how often) we disinfect STA Plaza, and what’s open and closed.

Information for current STA employees on our emergency measures.

Stay healthy at home, at work and on the bus

There are many simple things you can do help fight the spread of COVID-19.

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