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Rabbit Transit to require masks beginning Monday

Starting Monday anyone not wearing a face mask will not be allowed to board a Rabbit Transit vehicle.

The transportation system is following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a news release states.

A person wearing a mask boards a bus at the Rabbit Transit bus depot Friday, April 10, 2020. All Rabbit Transit bus riders will be required to wear protective masks starting Monday, April 13. Bill Kalina photo

The CDC recommends face coverings to limit potential exposure to the novel coronavirus and lower the risk of exposing others.

Bus operators and staff were directed to wear masks as of April 6.

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Additionally, Rabbit Transit is reducing its Hanover and York fixed route schedules beginning Monday. Updated schedules can be found at rabbittransit.org/covid-schedules-2.

"We understand the importance for transportation in our riders’ lives and apologize for the challenges this may cause," Rabbit Transit Executive Director Richard Farr said in the news release