PASSENGER RULES for Delaware County Transit (DCT) These rules apply to all passengers aboard DCT transit vehicles or at DCT facilities. 

  • Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times. 
  • Personal hygiene must be maintained in manner that does not result in offensive odors that cause a disruption of service. 
  • Do not stand in front of the standee line near the driver’s seat. 
  • Do not block the free movement of persons using DCT services. 
  • Do not throw or place any object out the window of the vehicle. 
  • All riders must comply with bus driver’s instructions. 
  • All Non-Service animals must be in a cage and must fit on passenger’s lap. Animal owners are fully responsible for the animal’s actions. 
  • All electronic devices that produce music or sound(s) that would be a disruption of service must be used with ear buds or headphones in which the sound is limited to the passenger’s own listening. 
  • No vulgar, obscene, indecent language, and/or gestures which include: racial, religious, sexual, and ethnic slurs that would create a disruption of service. 
  • No fare evasion or deception of payment. 
  • No physical violence, sexual conduct, threats, harassment, and indecent exposure. 
  • No vandalism and/or littering. 
  • No smoking or use of tobacco products including: cigarettes, cigars, pipes, E-cigarettes, vaping, pouched tobacco, chewing, and dipping, unless in designated areas. 
  • No possession of open alcoholic beverages. 
  • No possession or use of illegal drugs and related paraphernalia. 
  • Unless authorized by law, firearms are forbidden on any DCT motor vehicle. The transportation or carrying of any firearm must be in accordance with Ohio law and Ohio Revised Code 2923.16 and 2923.126. 
  • No inducing of panic or committing any offense that would cause public alarm. 
  • No materials are allowed on board the transit vehicle that would potentially be hazardous causing injury, health risk, or damage which includes: explosives, gases, flammable liquids, toxics & infectious substances, and corrosives. Oxygen tanks used for persons with disabilities as life support devices are permitted. 
  • No actions or inactions that would cause a disruption of service. Approved: 6/21/2017 

Revised 12/4/2019