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Case TitleDEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv02640
Date Filed2018-11-15
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly
PlaintiffDEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION
Case DescriptionDemocracy Forward Foundation submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Transportation and the Federal Transit Administration for records concerning deliberations on funding of transit projects. After hearing nothing further from the agency, DFF filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DefendantDEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DefendantFEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION
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2018-11-151COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5793415) filed by DEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons, # 6 Exhibit A, # 7 Exhibit B, # 8 Exhibit C)(Shah, Nitin) (Entered: 11/15/2018)
2018-11-152LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by DEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION (Shah, Nitin) (Entered: 11/15/2018)
2018-11-16Case Assigned to Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly. (zsb) (Entered: 11/16/2018)
2018-11-163SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 11/16/2018)
2018-11-264RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 11/26/2018. ( Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 12/26/2018.), RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 11/26/18., RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION served on 11/23/2018; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION served on 11/23/2018 (Attachments: # 1 Declaration)(Shah, Nitin) (Entered: 11/26/2018)
2018-11-275ORDER ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR CASES ASSIGNED TO JUDGE COLLEEN KOLLAR-KOTELLY. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 11/27/18. (DM) (Entered: 11/27/2018)
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