Code of Conduct

For Riding Our Buses & Ferries

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Golden Gate Transit Bus

Following are the Golden Rules of Riding Golden Gate Transit buses.

  • Everyone needs to pay his/her fair share. Please pay your full fare to your final destination.
  • Please let the operator do his/her job. Don't interfere with the operator's control while the bus is in motion.
  • Don't drink alcohol on the bus and ride. It's against the law.
  • Smoking, including "vaping" of electronic cigarettes ("e-cigarettes"), is not allowed onboard the bus or ferry or within 20 feet of any bus shelter or terminal. That's the law.
  • Don't abuse or damage property or equipment, including creating graffiti or scratchitti or vandalizing fixtures.
  • Treat your fellow passengers kindly - don't abuse, threaten, or use obscene language.
  • Clean up after yourself. Don't be a litter bug.
  • For everyone's safety, please don't carry a weapon, firearm, explosive, flammable material, or corrosive liquid onboard.
  • Respect others - please no soliciting or panhandling.
  • Please let disabled persons, persons using wheelchairs, and senior citizens use priority seating.
  • Listen to music or media devices only with headphones or earphones.
  • Keep cell phone conversations to a minimum.
  • Do not eat or drink onboard the bus.
  • Any item brought onboard must be stored in the overhead luggage racks, underneath the seat, or on your lap.
  • Golden Gate Transit takes suspicious activities seriously and will report them immediately.

Violation of any of these rules can result in arrest, fine, refusal of service, and/or ejection from the system.

Read more tips on how to Ride Like a Pro on Golden Gate Transit

Read November 2009 Staff Report with Master Ordinance changes

             
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Golden Gate Ferry

Following are the Golden Rules of Riding Golden Gate Ferry.

  • Everyone needs to pay his/her fair share. Please pay your fare.
  • Ferry customers without tickets or a Clipper card should arrive at the terminal at least 20 minutes prior to departure time.
  • Smoking, including "vaping" or electronic cigarettes ("e-cigarettes"), is not allowed anywhere onboard the ferry, or in ferry terminals.
  • Don't abuse or damage property or equipment, including creating graffiti or scratchitti or vandalizing fixtures.
  • Don't be a litter bug. Clean up after yourself.
  • Restricted areas, including the pilothouse, navigator's bridge, or concession locations, are off-limits to passengers.
  • Weapons, firearms, explosives, flammable materials, or corrosive liquids cannot be brought onboard.
  • Soliciting or panhandling is not allowed.
  • Please let disabled persons, persons using wheelchairs, and senior citizens use priority seating.
  • Please listen to music or media devices only with headphones or earphones.
  • Keep cell phone conversation to a minimum.
  • Don't get separated from your belongings.
  • Golden Gate Ferry takes suspicious activities seriously. Please report all unusual activities to a staff person immediately.
  • When maritime security is heightened, passengers may be subject to screening. Mandatory search is required when security levels reach high alert (MARSEC III).

Read more tips on how to Ride Like a Pro on Golden Gate Ferry

Read November 2009 Staff Report with Master Ordinance changes

             
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