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11.06.02.00.htm 11.06.02.00. Title 11 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Subtitle 06 MARYLAND TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION Chapter 02 Parking and Control of Vehicles on Maryland Transit Administration Property Authority: Transportation Article, §7-204(c) 7-707, 25-204, 25-206.1, and 25-206.2, Annotated Code of Maryland
11.06.02.01.htm 11.06.02.01. 01 Scope.. These regulations govern the parking and operation of motor vehicles on Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) property, the towing and impoundment of motor vehicles improperly parked or abandoned on MTA property, the removal and storage of unauthorized articles and pieces of equipment improperly placed or abandoned on MTA property, and the sale and final disposition by the MTA of motor vehicles, unauthorized articles, and pieces of equipment so impounded or removed.
11.06.02.02.htm 11.06.02.02. 02 Intent.. These regulations are intended to enable the MTA to regulate and control the flow and parking of motor vehicles by transit patrons upon MTA property, including bus and rapid transit sites. Improperly parked and abandoned motor vehicles, unauthorized articles, and pieces of equipment upon MTA property constitute a public nuisance contrary to the general health, safety, and welfare of the public, deny transit patrons the right to fully use the public transit service offere
11.06.02.03.htm 11.06.02.03. 03 Application.. These regulations apply to all motor vehicles, unauthorized articles, and pieces of equipment on MTA property.
11.06.02.04.htm 11.06.02.04. 04 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Abandoned" means a motor vehicle, trailer, semitrailer, unauthorized article, or piece of equipment that:a) Is inoperable and left unattended on MTA property for more than 48 hours;. b) Has remained illegally on MTA property for more than 48 hours; or. c) Has remained on MTA property for more than 48 hours, and is:. i) Not displaying currently valid registration plates, or.
11.06.02.05.htm 11.06.02.05. 05 General Parking Regulations.. A. The control of all motor vehicular traffic on MTA property shall be governed by this chapter.. B. Unless otherwise authorized, a person may not operate, park, or bring a motor vehicle on MTA property unless that person is a transit patron, intends to pick up or discharge a transit patron, or is on MTA property for purposes directly related to the business of the Administration.C. A person may not abandon a motor vehicle, unaut
11.06.02.06.htm 11.06.02.06. 06 Taxicabs.. A. A person operating a taxicab on MTA property may not block or interfere with the free passage of pedestrians or vehicular traffic on or about MTA property.B. A person may not operate a taxicab on MTA property unless the person prominently displays within the taxicab a taxicab driver-identification permit containing a recent discernible photograph of the driver and the telephone number of the taxicab franchise operator, the assigned telephone number, a
11.06.02.07.htm 11.06.02.07. 07 Motor Vehicles Prohibited by Type, Weight, or Size.. Except for persons having business directly related to the Administration, or unless otherwise authorized, a person may not park or otherwise place any of the following type vehicles upon MTA parking lots:A. A trailer or towed vehicle;. B. A truck having a manufacturer's rated carrying capacity greater than 1 ton;. C. A vehicle with a gross weight greater than 8,000 pounds;.
11.06.02.08.htm 11.06.02.08. 08 Uses Prohibited.. Unless otherwise authorized, a person may not cause or permit MTA property to be used for any of the following purposes:A. The storage of refuse containers associated with the use of an adjacent property;. B. Vehicular access to adjacent property;. C. The staging of vehicles, equipment, or materials for construction, maintenance, or repair work on adjacent property;D. The storage of equipment or materials of any kind;. E. The performance of any
11.06.02.09.htm 11.06.02.09. 09 Motor Vehicle Accidents.. A. A motor vehicle operator or pedestrian who is involved in an accident on MTA property resulting in injury to any person or damage to any property, shall, if physically able, do the following:1) Stop the motor vehicle at the scene of the accident or as close as possible to it without obstructing traffic more than necessary;2) Notify an MTA law enforcement officer;. 3) Return to and remain at the scene of the accident until after giving a f
11.06.02.10.htm 11.06.02.10. 10 Towing, Impoundment, and Sale.. A. The MTA police department or its designee may take into custody any abandoned motor vehicle, unauthorized article, or any vehicle or piece of equipment parked or placed in violation of this chapter, abandoned or otherwise parked or placed so as to constitute a hazard to public safety, or so parked, stopped, or standing so as to impede or obstruct the normal movement of vehicular or pedestrian traffic on MTA property. For this purpose, the MTA
11.06.02.11.htm 11.06.02.11. 11 Exceptions.. This chapter does not apply to motor vehicles, articles, or pieces or equipment of the Maryland Transit Administration, its contractors or subcontractors, or other agencies of the State or to police or emergency vehicles.
11.06.02.12.htm 11.06.02.12. 12 Administration and Penalties.. A. MTA law enforcement officers and their designees are authorized to issue citations and carry out towing and impoundment procedures for violation of this chapter.B. Transportation Article, Title 26, Subtitle 3, Annotated Code of Maryland, as amended from time to time, is incorporated by reference.C. Citations issued under this chapter shall contain sufficient information to enable the person receiving a citation or citations to either to pay fo
11.06.02.9999.htm 11.06.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―11 adopted as an emergency provision effective November 21, 1983 (10:25 Md. R. 2262) emergency status expired March 20, 1984; adopted permanently effective March 26, 1984 (11:6 Md. R. 555)Regulation .01 amended effective April 7, 2008 (35:7 Md. R. 749). Regulation .04B amended effective November 6, 1995 (22:22 Md. R. 1667) April 7, 2008 (35:7 Md. R. 749)Regulation .05Q amended effective November 6, 1995 (22:22 Md. R. 1667).
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