Civ. A. No. 78-4094.

462 F.Supp. 879 (1978)

ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS FOR REFORM NOW (ACORN) and Philadelphia Welfare Rights Organization (WRO), and Delaware Valley Citizens' Council for Clean Air, on behalf of themselves, their members, and all others similarly situated v. SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (SEPTA), Joseph T. Mack, Richard S. Page, Urban Mass Transit Administration (UMTA), United States Department of Transportation (DOT), and Brock Adams.

United States District Court, E. D. Pennsylvania.

December 21, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Steven P. Hershey, Irv Ackelsberg, Carol S. Sanders, Community Legal Services, Inc., Michael Churchill, Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa., for plaintiffs.

Peter F. Vaira, U. S. Atty., Alexander Ewing, Jr., Asst. U. S. Atty., Philadelphia, Pa., Trudy B. Levy, Attorney-Advisor, Urban Mass Transp. Admin., Washington, D. C., for defendants; Robert W. Batchelder, Asst. Chief Counsel, Urban Mass Transp. Admin., Washington, D. C., Nancy A. Greene, Regional Counsel, Urban Mass Transp. Admin., Philadelphia, Pa., Lewis H. Van Dusen, Jr., P. Alan Bulliner, Drinker, Biddle & Reath, Philadelphia, Pa., for Southeastern Pennsylvania Transp. Authority and Joseph T. Mack, of counsel.



Plaintiffs in this action seek injunctive relief in connection with a fare increase which the defendant, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has scheduled to become effective on January 1, 1979. Specifically, the plaintiffs request the following relief from this Court: (1) a declaratory judgment that certain actions of the United States Department...

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