Kroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns a Long-Term Rating of AA+ to MTA’s Transportation Revenue Bonds, Series 2017B (Climate Bond Certified)

NEW YORK--()--Kroll Bond Rating Agency has assigned a long term rating of AA+ to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) Transportation Revenue Bonds, Series 2017B in an approximate amount of $500 million. The Bonds will be sold during the week of June 26, 2017.

KBRA also affirms the long-term rating of AA+ with a Stable outlook on the outstanding MTA Transportation Revenue Bonds, except for bonds backed by a letter of credit or liquidity facility.

KBRA’s long-term rating for MTA is based on the U.S. Public Toll Roads, Bridges, & Tunnels Rating Methodology, published on November 1, 2012. Please see our rating report published on May 8, 2015, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Transportation Revenue Bonds, for a full discussion of the credit.

To view the report, please click here.

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Gyliane Morgan, Director
gmorgan@kbra.com, (646) 731-2442
or
Harvey Zachem, Managing Director
hzachem@kbra.com, (646) 731-2385
or
Peter Scherer, Associate
pscherer@kbra.com, (646) 731-2325
or
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Contacts

Kroll Bond Rating Agency
Analytical Contacts:
Gyliane Morgan, Director
gmorgan@kbra.com, (646) 731-2442
or
Harvey Zachem, Managing Director
hzachem@kbra.com, (646) 731-2385
or
Peter Scherer, Associate
pscherer@kbra.com, (646) 731-2325
or
Follow us on Twitter!
@KrollBondRating