News Tagged With: lawsuit
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July 10, 2014

Motorcoach groups support Minn. co. in 'unfair competition' suit

The UMA will file a brief about the "unfair government-subsidized competition" against RCL, according to the company's press release, while the ABA's brief will analyze alleged "conflict of interest, bias and contractor predetermination issues."


June 30, 2014

Will Uber service customers with disabilities?

A lawsuit filed by three mobility-impaired plaintiffs from San Antonio and Houston claims that Uber and Lyft have violated ADA laws by failing to provide a way for wheelchair users to take advantage of their services.


May 6, 2014

Activists sue San Francisco over tech buses

Transit and housing activists and a labor union claim that a pilot program that gives shuttles run by Google and other private companies access to municipal bus stops displaces low-income workers. The group also argues that the program will increase pollution, boost risks to pedestrians and bicyclists and interfere with public transit.


April 16, 2014

San Antonio’s VIA wins streetcar court case

A county judge reaffirmed a ruling that an opponent of the project should have to pay a multimillion-dollar bond if he wants to appeal the transit system's earlier legal victory allowing it to issue debt to fund several projects.


April 15, 2014

Lawyers argue case of Fla. transit chief firing

An attorney for Danny Ours, former executive director of Lakeland Area Mass Transit District, claimed that board members didn’t ask additional questions after an internal investigation that led to his firing in 2011. A lawyer for the transit system said there was "turmoil, chaos and low morale" under Ours' leadership.


April 14, 2014

Denver cracks down on strollers, carts in wheelchair areas of buses

The policy, initially enacted in 2003, requires large items to be collapsed before boarding and kept with the riders, behind the front area reserved for people with wheelchairs. Riders with disabilities filed a lawsuit because for years, the able-bodied took the seats in the designated area and wouldn’t give them up.


April 8, 2014

Ill. group calls for reform to protect against patent trolls

Transit agencies across the state have been targeted multiple times by patent trolls — shell companies that purchase patents with no intention of innovating, but rather suing those who do.


January 14, 2014

Group files suit to allow guns on Madison Metro buses

Claims policy banning firearms from buses and from bus shelters violates a provision in a 2011 Wisconsin law that allows people to obtain licenses to carry concealed weapons


January 8, 2014

Group files suit over guns on Madison Metro buses

Claims transit system policy banning firearms from buses and from bus shelters violates a provision in a 2011 Wisconsin law that allows people to obtain licenses to carry concealed weapons.


January 6, 2014

Judge rules in favor of Princeton rail station move

Said university was within its rights to move the Dinky station approximately 500 feet south because it had received the necessary approvals from NJ Transit.


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