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- Public transportation can work - really; I'm serious. Hatfield, David // Inside Tucson Business;3/15/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 42, p16
The author reflects on the importance of public transportation in Arizona. He cites his own experience of using public transportation through Tucson, Arizona's Sun Tran and San Francisco, California's Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and Muni systems. The author recognizes the significance of...
- San Francisco's BART ends deal with Wi-Fi provider Wi-Fi Rail. Marek, Sue // FierceWirelessTech;12/30/2014, p1
The article focuses on the termination of an agreement between railway service Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) in San Francisco, California and Wi-Fi provider Wi-Fi Rail. It reports that BART and Wi-Fi Rail had signed an agreement in 2009 for providing free internet service to train passengers but...
- Moody's: BART Strike a Credit Negative. Chin, Tonya // Bond Buyer;10/22/2013, Vol. 122 Issue 33999, p1
The article focuses on the report of Moody's Investors Service Inc., which highlights that the strike against the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) District could lead to increased financial pressure for the transit system. It further states that strike is a credit negative for BART....
- BART Revs Upgraded to AA-Plus by Fitch. // Bond Buyer;9/12/2014, Vol. 1 Issue F335, p1
The article informs that the rating agency Fitch Ratings upgraded several sales tax revenue bonds to AA-plus of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) in California including 728.9 million U.S. dollars sales tax revenue bonds, series 2005A, 2006 and 2006A. As mentioned, the...
- San Francisco's BART Gets Sales Tax Bond Upgrade. Chin, Tonya // Bond Buyer;9/15/2014, Vol. 1 Issue 34177, p1
The article informs that the rating agency Fitch Ratings upgraded nearly 730 million U.S. dollars of bonds issued by the San Francisco, California's Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) District to AA-plus from AA on September 11, 2014 that applies to system's sales tax revenue bonds. As mentioned, the...
- BART Set For Big Refunding. Glazier, Kyle // Bond Buyer;9/16/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34378, p1
The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District will sell more than $350 million of highly-rated refunding bonds next week to refund bonds issued more than a decade ago.
- Seismic Retrofitting Will Not Come Cheap for Cash-Strapped BART. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;6/10/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31404, p40
Reports the need for Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) of seismic retrofitting boost throughout the entire systems. Probability of a large-magnitude earthquake occurring in the region; Possibility of liquefaction of the ground near the Transbay Tube; Necessity for seismic upgrades for BART...
- BART Weighs $1.7B in Seismic Upgrade Bonds to Keep Trains Rolling. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;7/23/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31433, p3
Reports the bond proposals for seismic upgrades by Bay Area Rapid Transit in the U.S. Emphasis on the life safety issue; Identification of seismic standards; Derivation of a statewide school bond measure for water system development.
- On Way to Ballot, BART Reduces Plan's Size. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;7/29/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31437, p3
Reports the reduction of the bond plan to upgrade Bay Area Rapid Transit in San Francisco, California. Elimination of the anti-terrorism security equipment in the plan; Presentation of other options; Decision on the fate of the bond plan.