Comptrollers Urge Delay, But MTA Moves Ahead on Fare Hike

McKaig, Ryan
March 2003
Bond Buyer;3/6/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31587, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that New York state comptroller Alan Havesi and New York City comptroller William Thompson urged the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York City, New York to delay a vote that would raise subway and bus fares as of March 2003. Factors contributing to the move; Details of the request sent by the comptrollers to the agency; Impact of the move on ratings agencies in the country.


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