Updated by CBJ Law Dept. 10/24/99

CITY AND BOROUGH OF JUNEAU ADMINISTRATIVE CODE

Title 03: Public Works Regulations

Chapter 20: Public Use of the Municipal Transit System

Part 1: Administration

Sections:

100 Administrator

110 Capital Transit Code of Conduct

120 Penalties

Part 1: Administration

03 CBJAC 20.100 Administrator. The administrator of the Capital Transit Code of Conduct is the CBJ Transit Manager. (Eff. 10/24/99).

03 CBJAC 20.110 Capital Transit Code of Conduct.

 

 

Transit Vehicles

Passenger Facilities

(a) Commercial Activities

 

 

 

(1) Displaying or offering for sale, selling, or distributing goods or services

Prohibited except by written agreement with Department

Prohibited except by written agreement with Department

(b) Public Communications Activities

 

 

 

(1) Distributing literature

Prohibited

Allowed

(2) Posting or affixing leaflets or signs to parked cars or transit facilities

Prohibited

Prohibited

(3) Performing instrumental music

Prohibited

Allowed

(c) Other Activity or Conduct

 

 

 

(1) Transporting animals

Prohibited, except in a secure container, or a service animal on a short, secure restraint

Prohibited, except in a secure container, or a service animal on a short, secure restraint

(2) Roller skating, in-line skating, or skateboarding

Prohibited

Prohibited

 

(3) Drinking nonalcoholic beverages or eating

Prohibited, except drinking from a container with an attached lid designed to prevent spillage

Allowed

(4) Drinking alcoholic beverage or possessing an open container of same

Prohibited

Prohibited

(5) Carrying objects blocking aisle or stairway or occupying seat

Prohibited, except at driverís discretion if space allows; strollers must be folded prior to boarding

N/A

(6) Using transit properties for purpose of sleeping

Prohibited

Prohibited

(7) Camping or storing personal property

Prohibited

Prohibited

(8) Extending anything out window or doors of moving bus

Prohibited

N/A

(9) Hanging or swinging off bars or stanchions

Prohibited

Prohibited

(10) Attaching oneself to exterior of bus or building

Prohibited

Prohibited

(11) Smoking

Prohibited

Prohibited per CBJ 36.60.010(5).

(12) Littering

Prohibited

Prohibited

(13) Use of sound producing equipment except with headphones, and except for beepers and portable phones

Prohibited

Allowed

(14) Spitting, urinating or defecating; or creating unsanitary condition through presence on person of blood, urine, feces, vomit, or other bodily fluids

Prohibited

Prohibited

(15) Carrying of explosives, flammable, caustic or other harmful material, or weapons

Prohibited

Prohibited

(16) Interfering with the provision of transportation services

Prohibited

Prohibited

(17) Loud or unruly behavior, or unwelcome physical or verbal contact with passengers

Prohibited

Prohibited

(18) Defacing, destroying or otherwise vandalizing transit property or any sign, notices or advertisements thereon

Prohibited

Prohibited

(19) Entering non-public areas

Prohibited

Prohibited, unless authorized by director or instructed by safety personnel

(20) Throwing objects at transit property or at person in or on transit property

Prohibited

Prohibited

(21) Failure to pay appropriate fare, presenting invalid pass or transfer, or failure to properly present pass, failure to surrender pass if demanded by authorized Capital Transit personnel

Prohibited

Prohibited

(22) Misrepresenting oneself as eligible for special or reduced fare or transfer

Prohibited

Prohibited

(23) Failure to follow direction from driver or other authorized Capital Transit personnel

Prohibited

Prohibited

(24) Bringing onto Capital Transit property odors which unreasonably disturb others or interfere with their use of the Capital Transit system, whether such odors arise from oneís person, clothes, articles, accompanying animal or any other source

Prohibited

Prohibited

(Effective 10/24/99).

03 CBJAC 20.120 Penalties. (a) In addition to the above proscribed conduct, criminal conduct, including but not limited to, assault, disorderly conduct, and illegal drug use, are prohibited on all Capital Transit properties. The Juneau Police Department will be contacted if such conduct is observed by Capital Transit personnel.

(b) In addition to civil and criminal penalties, violators of the Code of Conduct and any other applicable laws may be subject to immediate denial of service, suspension of privilege to enter or use Capital Transit properties or both. Transit properties include all vehicles and facilities used in the Capital Transit system.

(c) Immediate denial of service may be effected by a Juneau police officer, authorized Capital Transit personnel including drivers, or authorized personnel of a contract service provider. Failure to comply with denial of service or suspension of privilege to enter or use Capital Transit properties shall be grounds for criminal trespass prosecution.

(d) Suspension of privileges to enter or use Capital Transit properties may be effected by the Transit manager, who shall issue a written notice stating the cause and duration of the suspension and the process for requesting review. Suspension shall be in effect upon receipt of the notice and shall remain in effect during any review process.

(e) Within 10 days after receiving a notice of suspension of privileges to enter or use Capital Transit facilities, a person receiving such notice may deliver to the Public Works director a written request for review of the suspension and an opportunity to present reasons for reconsideration of the suspension. Within 10 days after receiving a request for review, the Public Works director shall set a telephonic or in-person hearing to review the Transit managerís decision. The hearing shall be held within 10 days following the request for a hearing. The Public Works director shall decide to affirm or reverse the suspension within 10 days following the hearing. (Eff. 10/24/99).