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COVID-19 Resource Center


COVID-19 Resource Center

Metro Magazine's coverage of the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic plus useful resources, all in one place. We will be updating this page as we add new COVID-19 content.

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TransLink to Test Copper Coating on Transit

The results of this pilot could have wide-reaching impacts for infection prevention for the...

The project is part of a study that will see various copper-based products and a protective coating called organosilane installed on SkyTrain and buses to test how effective these agents are at destroying viruses and bacteria on transit.


MBTA Ramps Up Face Mask Enforcement

MBTA Transit Police will enforce the state's face mask requirement onboard MBTA vehicles and...

The agency's enforcement efforts are in response to Massachusetts’s revised executive order requiring all residents to wear a face covering in public, whether indoors or outdoors.

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Redrawing the Lines of Transit Bus Services

With so much uncertainty on what transit bus service nationwide will look like over the next 12...

The discussion featured transit professionals, academic researchers, and transportation consultants, sharing not only their perspectives on post pandemic local affects on agencies, but the overall shifts underway that each stakeholder needs to understand.