Virginia Agency Seeks Dedicated Funds for D.C.-Area Transit
- Refinancing saves dollars for WMATA and the U.S. DOT. // Railway Age;Jan94, Vol. 195 Issue 1, p29
Reports on the refinancing agreement between the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). Advantages of the agreement; Parts of the two-phase plan; Factors which made refinancing possible.
- Coping with ridership growth on an ageing network. White, Richard A // Railway Gazette International;2005 Supplement, Vol. 161, p47
The article reports on the metro and bus services operated by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). WMATA's original federally-designated 163 kilometer rail network was completed with the opening of the final section of the Green Line to Branch Avenue in January 2001. Planning...
- More new railcars for WMATA. // Railway Age;Jun2002, Vol. 203 Issue 6, p22
Reports on the contract awarded by the Washington Area Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to Alstom Transport for the supply of metropolitan rail cars. Value of the contract; Expected delivery dates.
- FEEDBACK. // Washingtonian Magazine;Feb2016, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p10
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article about the operation of the Metro railway service operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) in the December 2015 issue.
- Washington's budget crunch. Sebree, G. Mac // Trains;Mar2003, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p26
Reports on the fiscal 2004 operating and capital budgets proposed by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) chief executive officer Richard White. Budget deficit; Number of management and administrative positions which WMATA plans to eliminate to close the budget gap.
- The Invisible Toothless Tiger. Morrow Jr., William S. // Administrative & Regulatory Law News;Fall2009, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p28
The author reflects on the June 22, 2009 incident involving the Washington Metropolitan Area's subway system. He argues that under 50 U.S.C. 5330, states have the primary responsibility in overseeing the safety of federally subsidized subway systems. He adds that the Washington Metropolitan Area...
- Subway Funding Plan Approved by Board. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;8/23/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31953, p5
Reports on the approval of the plan to raise over $1 billion of the $1.5 billion in capital needs of the transportation system by the board of directors of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). Anticipation of a $42 million shortfall in the 2006 operating budget of WMATA;...
- KBC, WMATA Reach Agreement. Funk, Lynne // Bond Buyer;11/17/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 33005, p1
The article reports on an agreement entered by Belgium-based KBC Bank NV and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority in the U.S. that could set a precedent for more than 25 transit agencies across the country with similar deals. The two have reached the agreement in federal court to...
- A CAPITAL SYSTEM KEEPS GROWING. BOWEN, DOUGLAS JOHN // Railway Age;Dec2012, Vol. 213 Issue 12, p42
The article discusses the expansion of Washington Metro's five-station, 4.6-mile rail service since its launch in March 29, 1976 despite its struggle to source funds for the continuation of operations. It examines the use of revenues from fares and the contribution of entities targeted by the...