PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Port Authority is implementing new measures amid Governor Wolf’s order for all Pennsylvanians to wear masks while in public.
Passengers who attempt to board Port Authority vehicles without a face covering “now will be questioned by the operator and asked to cover their face while on the vehicle,” according to a Port Authority spokesperson.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Casinos Took In Record-Breaking $403 Million From Gamblers In March
If a passenger cites certain economic or health reasons, they may be allowed to ride a Port Authority vehicle without a face covering. Children ages two and under will not be required to wear face coverings on vehicles.READ MORE: Munhall Native Country Star Gabby Barrett Will Not Perform At Pavilion At Star Lake As Thomas Rhett Cancels Tour Appearance
Port Authority said it will be complying with Governor Wolf’s order and will be implementing it at 8 p.m. Sunday.MORE NEWS: Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary Of Medical Marijuana Program
“The state’s order clearly means riders should wear face coverings while on transit vehicles,” said Port Authority CEO Katharine Kelleman. “We want to do our part to uphold this statewide order and protect both our customers and employees.”