Legal Aid to File Complaint Against Capital Metro Over Proposed Fare Increases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                      
July 30, 2008 
Contact: Cynthia Martinez, Communications Director

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) will be holding a press conference to announce a complaint that will be filed against Capital Metro regarding the proposed fare increases.  The complaint will be filed with the Environmental Protection Agency and argue that the increases violate Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.

WHAT: Press conference regarding complaint to be filed against Capital Metro over proposed fare increases

WHERE: Texas RioGrande Legal Aid – Austin
4920 N IH 35
Austin, TX 78751
1st Floor Conference Room

WHEN: Thursday, July 31, 2008
10:00 am

WHO: D’Ann Johnson, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid
Richard Troxell, House the Homeless
Clients and Transit-Dependent Riders Ella Sue Gabriel, Jimmie Owens, and Judy McCarver (all invited)
For more information on Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc. visit

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