APTA continues to monitor the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus, and the association is providing information resources to public transportation organizations in North America.
Next Live Updates
- June 4, 3-4:15 pm ET, Part 1 – Restoring and Reimagining Transit Service in a Pandemic-Transformed World
- June 18, 3-4:15 pm ET, Part 2 – Restoring and Reimagining Transit Service in a Pandemic-Transformed World
- June 25, 3-4:30 pm ET, Cybersecurity – The Current Environment under COVID-19
Highlighted APTA Communications
- June 3 Bulletin > New WHO Guidelines on Outdoor Events and Mass Gatherings; Mobility-as-a-Service in Austin; and Reorienting Public Spaces
- June 2 Bulletin > Retractable Shields in Santa Clara; SF Conducts Research on Traffic Data During Shelter-in-Place; and Resuming Fare Collection in PA, WI, and MO
- June 1 Passenger Transport > Public Transit Agencies Begin to Restore Service and Fare Collection
- May 29 Press Release > Statement on New, Confusing CDC Transit Guidance
- May 29 Bulletin > BART Regaining Public Confidence; LA Metro Wearable Fare Payment; and Paris’ Use of Crowdsourced Information
- May 28 Legislative Update > U.S. House Passes Bill Providing Additional Flexibility for SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program
Answers from APTA
The virus is named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes is “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). Symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. This virus was first detected in late 2019 in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, and this coronavirus has been identified all over the world, including in the United States and Canada.