Aug. 20, 2021: The Transportation Security Administration has extended the face mask requirement for all transportation networks in the U.S. through Jan. 18, 2022. The mask requirement applies to Durango Transit trolleys and buses, the Transit Center, Durango-La Plata County Airport and on commercial aircraft. Masks are available on transit vehicles and at airline counters and the TSA screening checkpoint at the airport.
May 18, 2021: City Council adopted Resolution #2021-26 allowing the emergency mask ordinance to lapse effective May 18, 2021. The resolution encourages vaccinations, and urges residents and visitors alike to comply with other health or mask orders and honor requirements individual businesses may have for wearing masks. Face coverings continue to be required on transportation networks, including Durango Transit, in Durango-La Plata County Airport and on commercial aircraft through Sept. 13, 2021, per TSA rules.
May 4, 2021: City Council has extended the mask ordinance until May 18, 2021 for further discussion at the regular City Council meeting. Meeting agenda and information is available at DurangoGov.org/meetings
April 30, 2021: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) extended the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks throughout the U.S, including at airports, onboard commercial aircraft and on buses through Sept. 13, 2021.
March 16, 2021: City Council passed Emergency Ordinance #2021-0007 supporting enforcement of state executive and public health orders requiring face coverings in the city. Ordinance #2021-0007 extends Ordinance #2021-01 and will expire May 14, 2021 unless extended. For more information, view the city's Face Covering FAQ.