COVID -19: FAQs, Information, and Resources

This page is to provide a listing of websites dedicated to providing information regarding the COVID -19 pandemic and how it relates to transit and rail services.

FTA FAQs for FTA Grantees on COVID-19 - FAQs providing clarity regarding how COVID-19 preparations impact certain FTA requirements. Also included are recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help grantees and subgrantees prepare for COVID-19.

 

Questions and comments can be addressed to FTAResponse@dot.gov in order to be directed to the relevant FTA offices to be addressed appropriately. 

 

FTA 2020 Emergency Relief Docket – allows FTA recipients in those states which the governor has declared a COVID-19 related emergency to request temporary relief from federal requirements under 49 U.S.C. Chapter 53 in addition to the provisions of any non-statutory FTA requirements

OSHA COVID-19 Webpage – the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) webpage summarizing OSHA standards, directives, updates, and other related information that apply to worker exposure to COVID-19.

CDC COVID-19 Webpage – latest information from CDC and the overarching medical community on COVID-19, including information on how the disease can be spread, symptoms, prevention, and treatment.

APTA COVID-19 Webpage – the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) webpage displays the outpouring the requests of transit agencies and associations in need of federal financial assistance due to COVID-19.

CALACT COVID-19 Webpage – the California Association for Coordinated Transportation (CALACT) resource page provides hyperlinks to NCHRP's Pandemic training, California Department of Public Health, CDC, and a map tracking COVID-19 incidents being reported.