Port Authority to impose fine for anyone not wearing mask at its facilities

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Port Authority to issue fines for those not wearing face masks.
Port Authority will begin to issue fines to those who are not wearing a face mask.

NEW YORK (WABC) -- It is a bold new move by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. They will now start issuing fines to anyone who is not wearing a mask at its facilities.

Face coverings are required at airports, on PATH trains, and in the station, on AirTrains and bus terminals.

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Enforcement of the new rule will begin on Monday.

Anyone not wearing a mask will face a $50 fine.

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This move is part of the agency's commitment to supporting the New York and New Jersey state requirements on mask-wearing in transportation facilities.


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