Transport workers still seek enforceable COVID-19 rules

Three months into the coronavirus outbreak, transportation workers say they’re desperate for the Department of Transportation to create enforceable standards to protect them from this and future pandemics. 

But the DOT’s response, they say, has been consistent: It is not their job. 

Now, though, an increasing number of lawmakers are calling for action.

Members of the House and Senate have introduced a slew of bills aimed at compelling the federal government to create such standards, and in a hearing of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Tuesday, witnesses said Congress may need to act in order to give passengers and transportation

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