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The latest general information on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is available on For USDOT specific COVID-19 resources, please visit our page.

Coronavirus Resources at the Department of Transportation

The Department of Transportation plays an active part in the United States Government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19).  As a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, DOT helps support the Administration’s efforts to contain and mitigate the spread of the virus, and ensure continuation of critical infrastructure support and relief for the American people.

Below are additional resources on how the Department is responding to COVID-19. The safety of our transportation networks is vital to maintaining economic durability and the free flow of essential supplies, food, fuel, and medical equipment. Response measures implemented by the Department to date have included stakeholder outreach and guidance, expanded federal assistance, and regulatory relief. This page will be updated on a regular basis as new information and resources become available.

In accordance with the Office of Management and Budget’s Memorandum M-20-21, all financial information that agencies are required to report concerning their disposition of CARES Act and other supplemental COVID-19 appropriated funds is publicly available on View the COVID-19 Spending profile page.

Recent Updates and Resources

Date Mode Type Resource
October 02, 2020 FAA Extension Extension of Minimum Slot Usage Requirements
September 29, 2020 FAA Exemption FAA Extends Flight Attendant Exemption
September 29, 2020 FAA Guidance Updated Health Guidance for Air Carriers and Crews
September 28, 2020 PHMSA Notice Notice of Administrative Discretion and Guidance for Renewal of RIN Approvals During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
August 17, 2020 FAA Exemption Amendment of Air Carrier Training Exemptions: Exemption No. 18509, Exemption No. 18510, Exemption No. 18511, Exemption No. 18512
August 17, 2020 FAA Exemption Amendment to Exemption for Certain Air Ambulance Personnel
Last updated: Monday, October 5, 2020