SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Transit Authority will keep requiring masks on its buses, trains after the statewide mask mandate is lifted this weekend, with the Salt Lake City International Airport following suit.
Only ticketed passengers, employees, and those doing business at the airport will be allowed be enter the facility.
"At UTA, we will maintain our current COVID-19 safety practices, including the requirement that face masks be worn by riders and employees," a tweet from UTA said.
Face masks at the airport are required under a TSA directive, which states that masks worn over the mouth and nose is mandated at all U.S. airports and on aircraft.
Reminder: Face masks are required upon entering SLC International Airport today and after 4/10. Only ticketed passengers, employees and those doing business at the airport are allowed to enter the facilities. We are working to keep everyone safe and appreciate your cooperation. pic.twitter.com/NBFjCp8OVY— SaltLakeCityAirport (@slcairport) April 7, 2021
UTA provides masks for its riders at its customer service locations in Salt Lake City, Ogden and Provo, and they can also send masks by mail.
Their other COVID-19 safety measures include daily disinfection of vehicles and facilities, active promotion of physical distancing, Plexiglas barriers separating drivers and riders and a reduction in riders who can share a vehicle in the UTA on Demand service.