TITLE

Fitch Finds Flaws in TIFIA

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;01/16/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31057, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) of the United States. Provision of credit enhancement to projects that would normally be rated below investment grade; Establishment of the program under the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century; Provision's limitation of the liability of the program to enhance credit quality.
ACCESSION #
4044728

 

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