$50 Fines Begin For Not Wearing a Mask on MTA Buses and Trains

Beginning on Monday, riders who don’t wear a mask on the MTA’s buses and trains will have to pay up.

$50 fines are beginning to enforce the requirement.Officials say about 90 percent of riders are already wearing masks, but they need everyone to cover their face.

“This is a last resort, this is for those very few people who refuse to wear a mask when offered and it will be enforced by the MTA police and of course we will be reliant on the NYPD for enforcement as well,” NYC Transit President Sarah Feinberg said.

The MTA will have extra masks available for riders.

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