By Danielle Chavira

DENVER (CBS4) – RTD announced it will drop its mask mandate following the TSA’s move to do the same on Monday. Riders will no longer have to wear masks effective immediately.

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The changes all come after “a federal judge in Florida ruled the CDC overstepped its authority when issuing a mask mandate for planes and other forms of public transportation,” RTD stated in a news release

RTD officials says it will take time to remove signage from vehicles and platforms. The agency still encourages riders to wear masks as COVID-19 evolves.

On Monday night, Denver International Airport also dropped its mask mandate.

Danielle Chavira