BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) — The Capital Area Transit System (CATS) announced that transit operators will no longer enforce masking on buses, paratransit vehicles, and CATS facilities.

This announcement comes after TSA’s announcement stating that it will no longer enforce its Security Directives and Emergency Amendment requiring masks in public transportation and transportation hubs.

CATS says they will continue to recommend that people and passengers wear masks in indoor public transportation settings.