New York MTA staff participated this week in the Mask Force program—among the initiatives that public transportation agencies have undertaken to protect riders and employees during the pandemic. (Marc A. Hermann / MTA)

APTA/EBP Analysis: $39.3B Transit Shortfall

Public transit agencies are facing a projected shortfall of $39.3 billion through the end of 2023 due to the pandemic, according to findings from an independent economic analysis conducted by EBP US Inc. for the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).