University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
April 8, 2011
In 2003, persons with mobility impairments who rely on wheelchairs successfully sued Philadelphia's regional transit agency (SEPTA) when it reconstructed sections of its Center City station without making these sections accessible.

After lengthy litigation, lasting from 2003 through early 2011, the Third Circuit agreed with the Plaintiffs and in doing so, established definitions of key portions of the laws protecting persona with disabilities.

Relevant case(s) include: