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The Rapid

Rules of Conduct

The Rapid property is reserved for use by patrons and customers only. No entry or remaining on property for any purpose unrelated to this business.

You may be under video surveillance.

The Rapid is not responsible for any lost of stolen property. 

The following are rules and behavior at Rapid Central Station, Rapid property, on any Rapid vehicle, or at any Rapid bus shelter or stop:

  • You must pay the correct fare when riding

  • No possession or use of alcohol or illegal substances

  • No weapons of any kind, except as permitted by law

  • No disorderly, loud, or disruptive behavior

  • No use/smoking of any tobacco products or electronic cigarettes 

  • No obscene, threatening, inciting, or insulting language or gestures

  • No running, yelling, or throwing objects

  • No spitting, littering, picking trash from receptacles

  • No vandalism or graffiti

  • No fighting, mock fighting, or roughhousing

  • Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times

  • No standing, sitting, or walking in a way that inconveniences, obstructs, or interferes with others (for example, blocking doors, feet on seats, obstructing stairs, corridors, platforms, stations, etc.)

  • No other actions that may interfere with or disrupt the operators or passengers

  • No panhandling, soliciting, harassing, annoying or intimidating any person;

  • No use of radios, CD/MP3 players, or other sound-producing devices without the use of personal headphones

  • No bicycling, rollerblading, or skateboarding

  • No wearing skates/rollerblades on any Rapid vehicle

  • No animals, except those used as ADA service animals or transported in a suitable crate or carrier

  • No tampering with equipment

  • No hazardous, explosive, or corrosive materials

  • Do not leave bags unattended

  • No posting of any materials

  • No other acts prohibited by law

Expulsion and Suspension

If you violate these rules or other federal, state, or local laws on or at a Rapid Transit vehicle or property, Rapid Transit personnel and partner agencies are authorized to evict you from the bus/property and/or ban you from riding and/or allowed on Rapid property for a specific period of time. You may receive verbal notice or written notice of suspension or expulsion from Rapid Transit personnel or its partner agencies. Failure to comply with either may subject you to loss of riding privileges, arrest, and/or prosecution for criminal trespass. You have the right to review or appeal a suspension or expulsion. You can obtain more information about Rapid Transit appeal procedures and process by contacting the Rapid Transit Security at 616-456-7514.

Don't risk your Rapid riding privileges. Please follow the rules. Thank you!

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