BART Giving Muni $1.8 Million This Year; 9.5% Boost in Annual Payment.OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 27, 1998--The BART Board of Directors today (Thurs., Aug. 27) approved a $1.8 million payment to the San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden Muni to help defray de·fray
tr.v. de·frayed, de·fray·ing, de·frays
To undertake the payment of (costs or expenses); pay.
[French défrayer, from Old French desfrayer : des-, the cost of providing feeder feeder
abbreviation for self-feeders. Used in feeding groups of animals at intervals of several days. Feed has to be dry and comminuted so that it will run down the spouts from the hopper into the troughs. service to BART.
The payment is being made pursuant to agreements between BART and Muni in accordance with regional efforts to increase coordination between transit agencies.
BART Board President James Fang said he was very pleased to report that the transfer payment approved today represents a 9.5 percent increase over the $1.65 million BART paid for the previous year. BART has been making million dollar-plus payments to Muni for feeder service since 1987.
BART currently provides about 80,000 trips per day within the City of San Francisco
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