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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On May 2, 2019, Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigned a long-term
rating of AA+ with a Negative Outlook to the Metropolitan Transportation
Authority (MTA) Transportation Revenue Bonds Series 2019B (Climate Bond
Certified).

Concurrently, KBRA affirmed the long-term rating of AA+ with a Negative
Outlook on the MTA’s outstanding transportation revenue bonds. KBRA also
affirmed the short-term rating of K1+ on the MTA’s outstanding
transportation revenue bond anticipation notes.

Issuer: Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
Assigned   Rating(s)   Outlook
Transportation Revenue Green Bonds, Series 2019B (Climate Bond
Certified)
  AA+   Negative
Affirmed   Rating(s)   Outlook
Transportation Revenue Bonds   AA+   Negative
Transportation Revenue Bond Anticipation Notes, Series 2017C
(maturing 5/15/2019)
  K1+   n/a
Transportation Revenue Bond Anticipation Notes, Series 2018A
(maturing 8/15/2019)
  K1+   n/a
Transportation Revenue Bond Anticipation Notes, Series 2018B
Subseries 2018B-1 (maturing 5/15/2020)
  K1+   n/a
Transportation Revenue Bond Anticipation Notes, Series 2018B
Subseries 2018B-2 (maturing 5/15/2021)
  K1+   n/a
Transportation Revenue Bond Anticipation Notes, Series 2018C-1
(maturing 9/1/2020)
  K1+   n/a
Transportation Revenue Bond Anticipation Notes, Series 2018C-2
(maturing 9/1/2021)
  K1+   n/a
Transportation Revenue Bond Anticipation Notes, Series 2019A
(maturing 2/3/2020)
  K1+   n/a


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For mapping of the long-term rating to the short-term rating, please
refer to the Short-Term
KBRA Rating Scale
.

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Contacts

Analytical Contacts:
William
Cox, Senior Managing Director
(646) 731-2472
[email protected]

Alice
Cheng, Director
(646) 731-2403
[email protected]

Cindy
Wu, Senior Director
(646) 731-2304
[email protected]