PASSENGER CODE OF CONDUCT: Guidelines for a pleasant transit experience

Be Safe

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  • Follow all local health and safety ordinances for your protection and the well-being of other passengers
  • Keep your distance from the curb as the bus approaches and wait for the bus to come to a complete stop before boarding
  • Personal shopping carts and baby carriages can be carried on board, away from the aisles, and stored under/between seats whenever possible
  • Don’t interfere with the operator while the bus is in motion
  • Report emergency issues to the operator in a safe manner 
  • Stand behind the “standee line” when the bus is in motion

Be Prepared 

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  • Change cards are provided when exact fare is not possible and can be used for future trips. Exact fare is preferred
  • Transfers are intended for single trips in one direction using multiple buses
  • Arriving five minutes early at the designated stop is encouraged
  • Passengers with reduced or free fare must show a proper and valid ID
  • Gather all your personal belongings and exit through rear doors
  • Unforeseen circumstances that are beyond the operator’s control may result in service delays

Be Courteous

  • Illustration of headphones.Please allow those with mobility impediments to board first
  • Listen to music using earphones or headphones so everyone can enjoy their ride
  • Don’t engage in disruptive, disturbing or threatening behavior (including the use of profanity or insulting language)
  • Priority seating is reserved for passengers with disabilities and the elderly
  • If you want to bring your pet along, be sure it’s securely housed in a carrier
  • Help keep the bus and facilities clean by picking up your trash and cleaning spills

Things to keep in mind

  • Illustration of a woman tossing trash in a rubbish bin.Consumption of alcoholic beverages or illicit drugs is strictly prohibited on any Sun Metro bus, streetcar or in any facility
  • Consumption of food is not allowed on any Sun Metro bus or streetcar 
  • Expulsion of chewing gum on Sun Metro property, including sidewalks, is prohibited
  • Smoking, vaping or the expulsion of any tobacco residue, including chewing tobacco, is strictly prohibited on all Sun Metro buses, streetcars and in any Sun Metro facility
  • Service animals as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act are allowed
  • Soliciting and/or distribution of literature is not allowed on any Sun Metro property or bus
  • Passengers who destroy Sun Metro property will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law

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