Federal Mask Mandate Is No Defense Against Hostile Riders

The mandate gives transit, passenger rail, and airline employees new levels of authority. But enforcement remains a major challenge for anyone dealing with screaming, punching, or worse.


TAP depends on your support

We’ve said it before: The greatest threat to democracy from the media isn’t disinformation, it’s the paywall. When you support The American Prospect, you’re supporting fellow readers who aren’t able to give, and countering the class system for information. Please, become a member, or make a one-time donation, today. Thank you!