02Products & Tools


Fitch Analytical Comparative Tool (FACT)

This Excel-based tool provides statistics and metrics for U.S. Public Finance issuers within a particular sector. The program allows for analyses of rating trends, custom peer groups, and individual agencies.

03Rating Process



Criteria explain our forward-looking ratings approach. Criteria reports identify rating drivers and assumptions, and highlight the scope and limitations of our analysis.

04Transportation Infrastructure Rating Criteria

Fitch has combined our Ports, Airports, and Toll Road criteria into one comprehensive Transportation criteria. Please find our Criteria Exposure Draft and other useful resources explaining the changes below. We are also asking that you send feedback to criteria.feedback@fitchratings.com before April 14.


Fitch Publishes Exposure Draft: Transportation Infrastructure Criteria

Exposure Draft

Transportation Infrastructure Rating Criteria


Frequently Asked Questions: Transportation Infrastructure Criteria Exposure Draft


A Visualisation of Fitch’s Five-Step Rating Process


Transportation Infrastructure Criteria Snapshot

Replaces and combines toll roads, airports and port criteria.


Fitch Transportation Infrastructure Criteria

Click here to view our webinar outlining the changes being made to our Transportation Infrastructure Criteria

Available On-Demand



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