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- WMATA Funding at Risk Over Board Appointment Dispute. Temple-West, Patrick // Bond Buyer;6/24/2010, Vol. 372 Issue 33339, p4
The article reports on the risk of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's (WMATA's) 300 million funding over WMATA board of directors appointment dispute. It notes that Governor Robert F. McDonnell requests the appointment of half of Virginia's share of the board. It suggests the state...
- D.C. Agency Sees $2.8B Virginia Vote as Crucial to Metro Plan. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;9/16/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31471, p4
Reports the reliance of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority on the passage of the bond initiative on the November ballot in Virginia. Expansion on Metro subway service; Bond provision on the ballot.
- CAPITAL WATCH. // Bond Buyer;11/20/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31517, p4
Presents developments in the U.S. bond market as of November 2002. Meeting of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's board of directors to decide on the approval/modification of a multi-billion dollar plan to expand Metro subway service and improve transportation infrastructure in...
- NORTHEAST BOND-WATCH. Vadum, Matthew; McDonald, Michael; Braun, Martin Z.; McKaig, Ryan // Bond Buyer;9/24/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31229, p31
Reports developments on the United States bond market as of October 2001. Details on the planning process of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority; Appointment of Michael Shepherd and Vance Bowman as Camden County building inspector and democratic committeeman; Resignation of Louis R....
- ESCALATOR PROJECT RECEIVES APTA AWARD. // Elevator World;Sep2007, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p39
The article announces that the escalator modernization project of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has received the first Transit Elevator and Escalator Project of the Year Award from the American Public Transportation Association.
- WMATA TO ACCELERATE ESCALATOR REPAIRS. // Elevator World;Nov2011, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p28
The article reports that the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is accelerating the repair of Metro escalators at various stations in Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland.
- 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.
- 7000 Series cars arrive. // Railway Gazette International;Feb2014, Vol. 170 Issue 2, p15
The article reports the unveiling by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) on January 6, 2014 of the first 7000 Series train-set for the Washington, D.C. metro at the Greenbelt station.
- "Escaleftor". PETERSON, BRITT // Washingtonian Magazine;Jun2015, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p23
The article focuses on the term "Escaleftor" which was defined by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) as those Metro riders that are new in the city who block the left side of the escalator, and was invented for a campaign in 2005 to boost awareness of safety/courtesy issues.