ECAT service will provide riders masks

Beginning last Monday, June 1, passengers have and will be encouraged to wear face masks while riding Escambia County (Fla.) Area Transit buses (ECAT).

If a rider does not already have a mask, ECAT employees will offer a mask to the passenger during the month of June to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. ECAT operators will also continue to wear masks.

Also beginning Monday, ECAT employees and operators will have their temperature taken when they arrive to work as a precaution. ECAT continues to implement safety measures such as limiting ridership to 10 bus passengers and increased bus and f...