21 CRR-NY 1085.5NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 21. MISCELLANEOUS
CHAPTER XXI. METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
SUBCHAPTER D. RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE CONDUCT AND SAFETY OF THE PUBLIC
PART 1085. RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE CONDUCT AND SAFETY OF THE PUBLIC IN THE USE OF THE METRO-NORTH COMMUTER RAILROAD COMPANY TERMINALS, STATIONS AND TRAINS
21 CRR-NY 1085.5
21 CRR-NY 1085.5
1085.5 Prohibited uses.
No person in a terminal, station or train shall:
(a) block free movement of another person or persons; lie on the floor, platforms, stairs, tables, benches, chairs or other furniture designed for sitting, counters or landings; or occupy more than one seat;
(b) create any unreasonable noise by any means. Use of radios and other sound-producing devices on trains must be accomplished by means of headphones or earphones and must be inaudible to others;
(c) throw, drop or cause to be propelled any object, projectile or other article at, from, upon, in or on a facility or train;
(d) drink any alcoholic beverage or possess any opened or unsealed container of alcoholic beverage, except in such areas and at such times as may be permitted from time to time by Metro-North in its discretion;
(e) consume any controlled substance except pursuant to valid prescription;
(f) enter or remain in a terminal, station or train while his or her ability to function safely in the environment of the terminal, station or train is impaired by the consumption of alcohol or any controlled substance;
(g) endanger the safety of others, engage in fighting or assault another person or persons, or threaten another person with such conduct;
(h) vandalize, injure, deface, alter, write upon, destroy, remove or tamper with the facilities or trains, including any facilities under the jurisdiction of tenants or permittees;
(i) enter or attempt to enter any area which is locked or otherwise restricted from public access by any means including, but not limited to, barricades, fencing, doors and signs, or enter or leave a terminal, station or train except by designated entrance ways or exits;
(j) skateboard, roller skate, or ride a bicycle, scooter or any other self-propelled vehicle or motor-propelled vehicle or device, on or through any part of a terminal, station or train excluding parking lots and access roads. The use of self-propelled or motor-propelled vehicles or devices by physically disabled persons is permitted;
(k) cook, light a fire or otherwise create a fire except pursuant to the terms of any lease, license, operating agreement or concession granted by Metro-North or the authority;
(l) utilize hand carts on escalators;
(m) dispense commercial merchandise with or without charge or carry on any commercial activity except pursuant to the terms of a lease, license, operating agreement or concession granted by Metro-North or the authority;
(n) offer to or agree to carry baggage for hire and/or flag taxicabs or car services except pursuant to the terms of a lease, license, operating agreement or concession granted by Metro-North or the authority;
(o) burn a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe or any other matter or substance which contains tobacco or any tobacco substitute, or use an electronic cigarette (vaping) on a train or in any indoor area within a terminal or station, or in an outdoor ticketing, boarding or platform area of a terminal or station;
(p) engage in any activity which interferes with the commercial activities of lessees, tenants or their customers; and
(q) engage in noncommercial activities, except as authorized by subdivision (d) of this section;
(r) sit on the platforms, stairs, tables, counters or landings;
(s) utilize a wheeled cart greater than 30 inches in either length or width, including but not limited to shopping or grocery store carts or baskets but excluding any stroller which is being utilized for children, except for authorized deliveries to tenants in the terminal or station in areas designated for deliveries; and
(t) perform any act that interferes with the provision of transportation service, obstructs the flow of traffic in or on facilities, platforms or conveyances, interferes with access onto or off of an escalator, stairway, elevator or train, or otherwise interferes with the safe and efficient operation of the facilities.
21 CRR-NY 1085.5
Current through March 31, 2021
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