MARTA won’t enforce Atlanta mask requirement

MARTA said it will not enforce Atlanta’s new requirement that residents wear masks in public as COVID-19 cases continue to spike in Georgia.

The regional transit agency will educate passengers about the city’s requirement – contained in an executive order signed by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms late Wednesday – by making announcements on buses and trains. But CEO Jeffrey Parker told the MARTA Board he does not want to provoke confrontations between employees and passengers over an issue that has become highly politicized.

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