Dear Mr. Mann:

The U.S. Department of Transportation received your complaint dated November 14, 2016.

We have forwarded it to the Federal Transit Administration, Office of Civil Rights, where it will be jointly reviewed for appropriate action with the Office of the Secretary, Departmental Office of Civil Rights.

All further correspondence should reference DOT# 2017-0093 and be addressed to:

Linda Ford, Associate Administrator
Office of Civil Rights (TCR-1)
Federal Transit Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Room E54-312
Washington, DC 20590
Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention.

Yvette Rivera,
Associate Director Equity and Access Division
Departmental Office of Civil Rights
cc: Linda Ford, Associate Administrator


Ryan Fitzpatrick, Lead Civil Rights Analyst

Departmental Office of Civil Rights (S-32)
Office of the Secretary of Transportation
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Room W78-312
Washington DC, 20590

For questions, more information and Press inquiry call:

Eric Mann

Director, Labor Community Strategy Center

Manuel Criollo

Director of Organizing, Labor Community Strategy Center

(213) 387-2800

View the full-text of the Complaint here:

The Strategy Center Submits DOJ & DOT Civil Rights Complaint Against the LACMTA