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September 10, 2013

MARTA launches rider conduct policy

Under “Ride with Respect,” prohibited activities include solicitation; selling goods or services; loud music; spitting; littering; eating on transit vehicles; and fighting. The agency is also increasing its police presence, adding security cameras to vehicles and made available to customers an app to report problems.


December 24, 2012

Sound Transit approves increased TOD policy

Increased focus on TOD opportunities will span all phases of planning, constructing and operating regional transit expansions, including the up to 36 additional miles of light rail expansions approved through the 2008 Sound Transit 2 measure.


August 20, 2012

Texas A&M bus ID policy not enforced

Transportation Services posted signs on its off-campus bus routes saying riders need a student or faculty ID from A&M or Blinn College to use the service primarily as a deterrent. Officials say checking every rider’s ID would slow down entry to the buses.


June 13, 2012

NJ Transit to change bike policy in July

In response to customer feedback and comments from the bicycling community, agency officials asked the North and South Jersey Transportation Advisory Committees to review NJ Transit’s existing bicycle policy and make recommendations that could safely reduce restrictions limiting bicycle access on trains.


April 19, 2012

Pittsburgh transit agency approves alcohol ads

The policy follows a five-year court battle over whether the authority could refuse to post ads on buses informing felons of their right to vote, which the federal appeals court ruled it could not.


August 25, 2011

BART wireless policy will limit shutdowns

Will be confined to extreme situations in which public safety is endangered.


January 5, 2010

MARTA revises distraction avoidance start date

Policy will apply to nearly every MARTA employee — including bus, rail and Mobility van operators who carry passengers.


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