Daily News Briefs, August 3, 2017

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RV Gets Wedged in Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza, Trapping the Vehicle's Two Occupants

CBS News San Francisco Bay Area reports, “A recreational vehicle struck the toll plaza at the Golden Gate Bridge Wednesday afternoon, damaging the median and forcing the closure of two southbound lanes, according to authorities.” The network adds that bridge workers “were able to extract the RV and repair the toll plaza in less than an hour. . . .”

California Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District (GGBHTD) San Francisco Bay Area (CA)


Ontario Opens New Round of Permit Applications for Canada's First HOT Lanes

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation announced the opening of a new round of permit applications and renewals for Canada’s first High Occupancy Toll lanes, which are located on 16.5 kilometers (10.25 miles) of the Queen Elizabeth Way in metro Toronto.

Canada Express Lanes Ontario


Fitch Upgrades Ratings on San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency Bonds

Fitch Ratings has upgraded its ratings of the San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency outstanding debt: $1.9 billion in senior bonds to ‘BBB’ from ‘BBB-‘, and $294 million in junior bonds to ‘BBB-‘ from ‘BB+’. The Rating Outlook is revised to Stable from Positive.

Investment Ratings Transportation Corridor Agencies (CA)


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