Rider Rules

Rules of the Road

To ensure that our customers have a safe and enjoyable ride, the Coach Operator or other Tulsa Transit Staff will enforce the rules outlined here on Tulsa Transit’s properties, which include buses, bus shelters, bus stops, Denver Avenue Station, and Tulsa Transit offices. By violating any of these policies you may be suspended from Tulsa Transit services and facilities.

Code of Conduct

  • No firearms, weapons or fireworks of any kind will be allowed on the bus, except for a pistol or handgun carried in full compliance with the provisions of the Oklahoma Self-Defense Act (21 O.S. §1290.1 et seq.) or a rifle or shotgun which is not clip, magazine or chamber loaded; provided the rifle or shotgun is transported in a case designed for carrying firearms in compliance with the provisions of the Oklahoma Firearms Act of 1971 (21 O.S. §1289.7).
  • No fighting, throwing of any objects, pushing, rough or loud behavior, or vulgar language.
  • No hazardous chemicals, materials, or batteries of any kind.
  • No smoking of any tobacco or electronic devices.
  • No eating. Drinks with lids are allowed.
  • No vandalism. Persons caught defacing any Tulsa Transit property will be detained for the police and prosecuted.
  • Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times.
  • Radios, CD players, and tape players can be a distraction to the Operator and will not be allowed in use unless you use headphones with the volume adjusted so that only you can hear it.
  • Please do not engage in unnecessary conversation with the Bus Operator while he or she is operating the vehicle.
  • No roller skates or roller blades.
  • Children age 12 years and under must be accompanied by an adult or other person over 16 years of age.
  • Pets must be stored in a pet carrier except for certified aid animals.
  • No standing in front of the yellow “standee” line while the vehicle is in motion.
  • Passengers must have a destination when boarding. Loitering on the bus is not allowed.
  • For the safety of your child, children cannot remain in strollers. Please keep them seated or in your lap. Strollers must be folded and put away.
  • Refusing to pay a fare or misuse of fare media.
  • Soliciting or panhandling.
  • Interfering with the safe and orderly operations of a MTTA vehicle or facility.
  • Transporting packages or other objects that block passenger ways or doorways onto a MTTA vehicle.