Public Works Regulations: Capital Transit Code of Conduct

City and Borough of Juneau Administrative Code

Title 03: Public Works Regulations
Chapter 20: Public Use of the Municipal Transit System
Part 1: Administration

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. (Effective 10/24/99).

03 CBJAC 20.110 Capital Transit Code of Conduct.



Transit VehiclesPassenger Facilities
(a) Commercial Activities 


(1) Displaying or offering for sale, selling, or distributing goods or servicesProhibited except by written agreement with DepartmentProhibited except by written agreement with Department
(b) Public Communications Activities 


(1) Distributing literatureProhibitedAllowed
(2) Posting or affixing leaflets or signs to parked cars or transit facilitiesProhibitedProhibited
(3) Performing instrumental musicProhibitedAllowed
(c) Other Activity or Conduct 


(1) Transporting animalsProhibited, except in a secure container, or a service animal on a short, secure restraintProhibited, except in a secure container, or a service animal on a short, secure restraint
(2) Roller skating, in-line skating, or skateboardingProhibitedProhibited


(3) Drinking nonalcoholic beverages or eatingProhibited, except drinking from a container with an attached lid designed to prevent spillageAllowed
(4) Drinking alcoholic beverage or possessing an open container of sameProhibitedProhibited
(5) Carrying objects blocking aisle or stairway or occupying seatProhibited, except at driver’s discretion if space allows; strollers must be folded prior to boardingN/A
(6) Using transit properties for purpose of sleepingProhibitedProhibited
(7) Camping or storing personal propertyProhibitedProhibited
(8) Extending anything out window or doors of moving busProhibitedN/A
(9) Hanging or swinging off bars or stanchionsProhibitedProhibited
(10) Attaching oneself to exterior of bus or buildingProhibitedProhibited
(11) SmokingProhibitedProhibited per CBJ 36.60.010(5).
(12) LitteringProhibitedProhibited
(13) Use of sound producing equipment except with headphones, and except for beepers and portable phonesProhibitedAllowed
(14) Spitting, urinating or defecating; or creating unsanitary condition through presence on person of blood, urine, feces, vomit, or other bodily fluidsProhibitedProhibited
(15) Carrying of explosives, flammable, caustic or other harmful material, or weaponsProhibitedProhibited
(16) Interfering with the provision of transportation servicesProhibitedProhibited
(17) Loud or unruly behavior, or unwelcome physical or verbal contact with passengersProhibitedProhibited
(18) Defacing, destroying or otherwise vandalizing transit property or any sign, notices or advertisements thereonProhibitedProhibited
(19) Entering non-public areasProhibitedProhibited, unless authorized by director or instructed by safety personnel
(20) Throwing objects at transit property or at person in or on transit propertyProhibitedProhibited
(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 personnelProhibitedProhibited
(22) Misrepresenting oneself as eligible for special or reduced fare or transferProhibitedProhibited
(23) Failure to follow direction from driver or other authorized Capital Transit personnelProhibitedProhibited
(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 one’s person, clothes, articles, accompanying animal or any other sourceProhibitedProhibited

(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 manager’s 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).