A-33.3, r. 1 - By-law concerning standards of conduct on the suburban train system

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chapter A-33.3, r. 1
By-law concerning standards of conduct on the suburban train system
AUTORITÉ RÉGIONALE — STANDARDS — SUBURBAN TRAINS
Act respecting the Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain
(chapter A-33.3, s. 106)
A-33.3
September 1 2012
This Regulation is deemed to have been adopted by the Authority under the Act respecting the Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain; its former alphanumerical designation was: chapter A-7.02, r. 1.
O.C. 979-98; S.Q. 2016, c. 8, s. 3 (127).
DIVISION I
APPLICATION AND DEFINITION
1. This By-law establishes the standards of conduct to be observed by persons on the suburban train system, consisting of trains, train stations, platforms and parking areas operated by the Agence métropolitaine de transport.
O.C. 979-98, s. 1.
2. In this By-law, “agent” means an employee or a representative of the Agency or of a railway company who is assigned to the suburban train system.
O.C. 979-98, s. 2.
DIVISION II
TRANSIT TICKETS AND PASSES
3. Any person in a user control area designated by signage or ground markings shall have a valid transit ticket or pass in his possession at all times.
O.C. 979-98, s. 3.
4. Any person at least 13 years old who uses a reduced-fare ticket or pass established by the Agency and who is in a train or a user control area shall have in his possession at all times a reduced-fare access card issued by the Agency or an identity card issued by a municipality for public transit purposes or by a public transit operating authority whose territory is included in whole or in part in that of the Agency.
O.C. 979-98, s. 4.
5. No person shall use the same transit ticket or pass simultaneously with another person.
O.C. 979-98, s. 5.
DIVISION III
CIVIC DUTY
6. On the suburban train system, no person shall:
(1)  hinder or obstruct user traffic;
(2)  refuse to move when required to do so by an inspector or agent.
O.C. 979-98, s. 6.
7. No person shall circulate on a bicycle, roller skates, a scooter or a skateboard in a station, on a platform, on a pedestrian walkway, in a stairway or in a train.
O.C. 979-98, s. 7.
8. No person shall circulate on a motorcycle or a moped on the suburban train system except in a parking area.
O.C. 979-98, s. 8.
9. No person shall lie on the seats or on the floor in a train, in a station or on a platform.
O.C. 979-98, s. 9.
10. No person shall smoke or light a lighter or a match in a train, a station or a shelter on a platform.
O.C. 979-98, s. 10.
11. No person shall consume alcoholic beverages on the suburban train system.
O.C. 979-98, s. 11.
12. No person shall cause a disturbance in a train, a station or a shelter on a platform.
O.C. 979-98, s. 12.
13. No person shall operate a radio, a tape recorder or any other similar device, unless he uses headphones, in a train, a station or a shelter on a platform.
O.C. 979-98, s. 13.
14. On the suburban train system, no person shall offer for sale or rent a good or a service or shall otherwise advertise, without the written authorization of the Agency.
O.C. 979-98, s. 14.
15. In a train, in a control area or on a platform, no person shall, without the written authorization of the Agency:
(1)  solicit or collect donations;
(2)  solicit or collect signatures;
(3)  conduct surveys, polls or other studies;
(4)  offer or distribute pamphlets, handbills, leaflets or any other printed material.
O.C. 979-98, s. 15.
16. In a train, on a platform or in a user control area, no person shall perform vocal or instrumental music or otherwise perform, without the written authorization of the Agency.
O.C. 979-98, s. 16.
17. In a train, in a station, in a control area or on a platform, no person shall be in possession of a knife, sword, axe, machete or other similar object without a valid reason.
O.C. 979-98, s. 17.
18. In a train, in a station, in a control area or on a platform, no person shall be in possession of explosives, fireworks or any hazardous or foul-smelling material.
O.C. 979-98, s. 18.
DIVISION IV
TRANSPORT OF ANIMALS, SKIS OR BICYCLES
19. No person shall be found on a train, in a station or on a platform with an animal, unless:
(1)  he is handicapped and is accompanied by a seeing-eye dog; or
(2)  the animal is a dog weighing less than 10 kg, a cat or a pet bird that is transported at all times in a cage or in the person’s arms and on a leash.
O.C. 979-98, s. 19.
20. No person shall be found on a train with skis, a sled, a toboggan or any other similar object between 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. or between 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday with the exception of 1 and 2 January, Good Friday, 25 and 26 December, and any other time identified for that purpose by signage.
O.C. 979-98, s. 20.
21. No person shall transport in a train a bicycle or a trailer that can be attached thereto between 1 November and 1 May.
O.C. 979-98, s. 21.
22. No person shall transport a bicycle or its trailer in a train unless he is at least 14 years old or accompanied by a person who is at least 14 years old.
O.C. 979-98, s. 22.
23. No person shall transport a bicycle or its trailer in a train from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. or from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday with the exception of the Monday preceding 25 May, 24 June, 1 July, the first Monday of September and the second Monday of October or any other time identified for that purpose by signage.
O.C. 979-98, s. 23.
24. No person shall transport a bicycle or its trailer in a train except in train cars identified for that purpose by signage.
O.C. 979-98, s. 24.
25. No person shall get on or off a train with a bicycle or its trailer except in stations identified for that purpose by signage.
O.C. 979-98, s. 25.
26. No person shall transport a bicycle or its trailer in a train car if it already contains 4 bicycles or the posted number of bicycles.
O.C. 979-98, s. 26.
27. No person shall lean a bicycle anywhere except on the racks provided for that purpose.
O.C. 979-98, s. 27.
28. No person shall leave a bicycle or its trailer for more than 72 consecutive hours on property of the suburban train system.
O.C. 979-98, s. 28.
DIVISION V
SYSTEM OPERATIONS
29. No person shall insert in a ticket vending machine or a changemaker anything except Canadian coins or banknotes or an electronic cash card.
O.C. 979-98, s. 29.
30. No person shall deposit or leave any trash, paper or other solid or liquid waste anywhere except in receptacles provided for that purpose or shall otherwise soil the property of the system.
O.C. 979-98, s. 30.
31. No person shall soil the seat of a train, a station or a platform, in particular by placing his feet thereon, or by placing on such seat an object likely to soil it.
O.C. 979-98, s. 31.
32. No person shall damage any property of the system, in particular with writing or graffiti.
O.C. 979-98, s. 32.
33. No person shall:
(1)  prevent or delay the closure of an exterior train door;
(2)  open an exterior door of a moving train.
O.C. 979-98, s. 33.
34. No person shall:
(1)  get on or off a moving train;
(2)  hang onto the outside of a train;
(3)  gain access to the roof of a train or a component of a train’s power supply.
O.C. 979-98, s. 34.
35. No person shall handle system property whose use is reserved exclusively for agents.
O.C. 979-98, s. 35.
36. Except in an emergency, no person shall:
(1)  operate the emergency mechanism to open a door;
(2)  use an emergency exit;
(3)  activate the emergency brakes;
(4)  use any other system safety equipment.
O.C. 979-98, s. 36.
37. On the suburban train system, no person shall move an operating, information or advertising sign, a poster or a safety cordon.
O.C. 979-98, s. 37.
38. No person shall:
(1)  enter the safety zone at the edge of a platform, except to get on or off a train or to use a pedestrian walkway;
(2)  climb over a fence alongside a railway track or system property.
O.C. 979-98, s. 38.
39. Except in an emergency or with the authorization of an agent, no person shall gain access to a railway track, a tunnel or an area reserved, by signage, exclusively for agents.
O.C. 979-98, s. 39.
40. No person shall gain access to a train, a station or a platform between 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.
O.C. 979-98, s. 40.
DIVISION VI
PARKING AREAS
41. No person shall stop a road vehicle in a parking area at the following locations:
(1)  in a lane reserved for vehicle traffic;
(2)  in a place where signs prohibiting parking are posted;
(3)  in a waiting area, unless the vehicle is continuously under the driver’s supervision.
O.C. 979-98, s. 41.
42. No person shall drive a road vehicle in a parking area:
(1)  at a speed greater than 15 km an hour;
(2)  in contravention of the posted signs.
O.C. 979-98, s. 42.
43. No person shall leave a road vehicle parked in a parking area between 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m., except in a place indicated for such purpose.
O.C. 979-98, s. 43.
DIVISION VII
FINAL PROVISIONS
44. Every person who contravenes a provision of sections 3 to 39 and 41 is liable to a fine of not less than $75 and not more than $150, under section 98 of the Act respecting the Agence métropolitaine de transport (chapter A-7.02).
O.C. 979-98, s. 44.
45. A person authorized by the Agency to carry out an activity shall at all times be in possession of the Agency’s written authorization and documents attesting to his identity or that of the body he represents.
O.C. 979-98, s. 45.
46. This By-law replaces By-law CA-77 adopted by the Société de transport de la Communauté urbaine de Montréal on August 23, 1995, and entitled Règlement concernant le transport et la conduite des voyageurs par train de banlieue sur le service de la ligne Montréal/Deux-Montagnes organisé par la STCUM.
O.C. 979-98, s. 46.
47. (Omitted).
O.C. 979-98, s. 47.
REFERENCES
O.C. 979-98, 1998 G.O. 2, 3597