|SARASOTA COUNTY – Based on Federal order of all public transit systems, including Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT), are required to have all passengers wear face coverings.|
The order requires all public transportation operators to ensure that any person on the bus or transit vehicle wears a mask when boarding, disembarking, and to use best efforts to ensure compliance for the duration of travel.
Although Sarasota County has been encouraging the wearing of face coverings for nearly a year, this order now applies to all who utilize SCAT’s services, including fixed routes, SCAT Plus and the Siesta Key Trolley. Masks are also required at transportation hubs, which applies to SCAT transfer stations. Complimentary masks will be offered to riders who do not have one.
For more information visit the Transportation Security Administration’s website or read the Federal order here.
Sarasota County prohibits discrimination in all services, programs or activities. View the complete policy at scgov.net (keywords: ADA compliance)