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Bylaw Number 4m81, Calgary Transit Bylaw

This bylaw prohibits people from carrying a lit cigarette, cigar or pipe, or burning tobacco in any way, on, in or within 1 metre of a transit vehicle, passenger shelter, transit station, or transit platform.

Products Included

Cigarettes, Cigars, Pipes



Places Smoking Prohibited

Transit Shelters/Stops

Buffer Zones

Transit Shelters/Stops - Buffer Zone 1-10 m

Policy Analysis

This is a leading edge bylaw because it provides a smoke-free buffer zone around transit shelters.

However, the 1 m buffer is inadequate to protect people from second-hand smoke.

SHS science states that it should be a minimum of 7 m.

Date Passed: February 16, 1981

Date in Force: February 16, 1981

Date Last Amended:

Leading Edge: Yes

Level of Government: Municipal

Smoke-free Ontario Act Status: Exceeds Smoke-free Ontario Act

Bylaw Under Development? No

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