SF Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee Meeting

Agenda [PDF]

4. Cost-Sharing Agreement – BART – Paratransit Service

5. Termination Agreement(s) – Breda Light Rail Vehicle Leveraged Lease Transaction

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