How To: Take Public Transportation

Last updated on 04/15/2020
This guidance is not intended to replace policy or direction specific to your local government or institution. It has been written in alignment with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and public health recommendations. If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please follow the CDC guidelines.

  • Avoid close contact (within 6 feet) with others while on buses, trains, and subways (e.g. aim for one rider per seat in every other row).
  • Wear a mask during travel.
  • Consider your personal risk before using public transportation, and have a back-up plan for avoiding public transportation in case you get exposed to or are sick with COVID-19.
  • For more detailed information, read our full Public Transportation guidelines.