TTC By-Law #1

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PUBLIC NOTICE

By-law #1 of the Toronto Transit Commission provides as follows:

1 Definition Section . . . Refer to official By-law.
2

No person shall smoke on any vehicle, on any elevator, escalator, in any service line, in any public area of the Rapid Transit System, or in any area designated as a "No Smoking" area, on premises of the Commission.

3

No person shall commit any nuisance, disturb the peace, or act contrary to public order, in or upon any vehicle or premises of the Commission.

4

No person shall expectorate in or upon any vehicle or premises of the Commission.

5

No person shall litter in or upon any vehicle or premises of the Commission. Refuse of any kind must be placed in the containers provided for such purpose.

6

No person shall loiter on any premises or on any vehicle of the Commission.

7

No person shall sell or attempt to sell, distribute or solicit on any vehicle or premises of the Commission without authorization

8

a)

No passenger shall ride on a Commission vehicle or enter any fare paid area unless the appropriate fare has been paid by either depositing in the farebox the exact sum of money or the number of tickets or tokens required, or by presenting a valid Metropass, transfer or other valid instrument issued by the Commission.

b)

A person entitled to a reduced fare shall present his valid reduced fare identification card upon payment of such reduced fare. In the event that such person fails to present a valid identification card, a full adult fare will be required.

c)

The holders of Metropass, passes, permits and reduced fare identification cards shall comply with the conditions of use contained on the reverse thereof.

d)

Metropasses, passes and permits issued by the Commission shall be surrendered for inspection to a person in authority, if requested, when on vehicles or premises of the Commission.

e)

No persons shall enter any vehicle or any part of the Commission's Rapid Transit System at other than a designated passenger entrance without authorization.

f)

Operators are not permitted to sell tickets or tokens or make change. Subway Collectors and other employees selling fare media are not required to change bills of a higher denomination than $50 Canadian or $10 American, and any person refusing to make any other tender than the aforesaid in payment of his fare shall be deemed to be refusing to pay his fare.

9

a)

Upon payment of the fare, a person is entitled to be issued one transfer. A person tendering a Metropass or other valid pass issued by the Commission is not entitled to a transfer.

 

b)

Persons possessing valid transfers shall comply with the conditions of use contained on the reverse.

 

c)

No person shall accept or use any transfer unless it has been issued to that person upon payment of a fare, or in an emergency situation, at such other times as a mishap or delay occurs.

 

d)

No person shall sell, exchange or give away a transfer.

10

 

No person shall ride or stand on any exterior portion of any vehicle, or lean out of or project his body through any window of any vehicle operated by the Commission.

11

 

No person shall project his body beyond the edge of any platform, except to enter or leave a Transit Vehicle.

12

 

Passengers shall not place themselves in a position likely to interfere with the Operator of a vehicle having control of a vehicle, or obstruct the Operator's vision.

13

 

No unauthorized person shall enter upon or cross over the tracks of the Rapid Transit System.

14

 

No unauthorized person shall handle or operate any part of the mechanical, electrical or electronic equipment of any vehicle operated by the Commission, or any equipment or devices used in connection with the Transit System, except devices which are intended for passenger use, and then only in accordance with posted regulations.

15

 

All persons on a vehicle or the premises of the Commission must comply with the posted By-law and regulations of the Commission. Where an employee of the Commission considers it reasonably necessary to (a) ensure orderly movement of persons, (b) prevent injury or damage to persons or property, or (c) permit proper action in an emergency, a person must follow that employee's instructions.

16

a)

No person, without authorization, shall operate any radio, tape recorder, musical instrument, or similar device in or upon any vehicle or premises of the Toronto Transit Commission unless the sound therefrom is conveyed to that person by an earphone at a sound level that does not disturb other passengers.

 

b)

No person shall operate for commercial purposes any camera, video recording device, movie camera, or any similar device upon any vehicle or premises of the Commission without authorization.

17

 

No person shall bring bicycles, skis, sleds, toboggans and other large objects likely to inconvenience or jeopardize the safety of other passengers onto any vehicle of the commission during the hours of 0630 hours to 0930 hours and 1530 hours to 1830 hours, Monday to Friday inclusive, during an emergency, or at any other time that vehicles are heavily loaded.

18

 

No person shall remove from any vehicle or premises of the Commission any valuable or article left therein through apparent inadvertence, but such valuable or article shall be left in the possession of the Commission or its employees for disposition according to law.

19

 

No person shall carry, nor shall the Commission be required to carry on any vehicle, any goods which are of an offensive, dangerous, toxic, flammable or explosive nature that are likely to alarm, inconvenience, cause discomfort, or injure any person, or cause damage to property, whether or not such goods are contained in an approved container, without authorization.

20

a)

No person shall bring any animal onto any vehicle or premises of the Commission during the hours of 0630 hours to 0930 hours and 1530 hours to 1830 hours, Monday to Friday inclusive, during any emergency, or at any other time that vehicles are heavily loaded.

 

b)

At all other times no person shall bring any animal onto any vehicle or premises of the Commission except (a) dogs while on a leash, (b) small animals when carried without danger or offence to passengers.

 

c)

Persons using either seeing eye or hearing dogs for guide purposes shall be exempt from the provisions of subsections (a) and (b).

 

d)

Violators of this section shall be liable upon conviction to a minimum fine of $100.

21

 

In this By-law, unless the context otherwise requires, words importing the single number shall include the plural, and words importing the masculine gender shall include the feminine.

MAXIMUM PENALTY FOR ANY VIOLATION OF THE FOREGOING BY-LAW IS $500. December 7, 1990.