Monday, December 13, 2010

Lawyers Committee Complaint To DOT on High Speed Rail

The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights filed a Title VI complaint on December 8 with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) against the California High Speed Rail Authority on behalf on APAC.

High-Speed Rail Project Hit By Civil Rights Complaint

News Feeds:

Los Angeles Times
High-speed rail project hit by civil rights complaint

Bay Area News Group:
Minority groups demand feds pull California high-speed rail funds

Associated Press in Washington Post (AP story went statewide and national)
Minority firms seeks rail delay

Bakersfield Californian
Complaint: Rail project excludes minority-owned businesses

New America Media
California High-Speed Rail Project Bypassing Minority Businesses?

Fresno Bee
Racial bias alleged in bids for Calif. rail project

The Bay Citizen
High-Speed Rail Project Faces Civil Rights Complaint

San Francisco Appeal (Bay City News)
Minority Businesses File Complaint, Say High Speed Rail Project Isn't Working With Local Contractors

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