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Buy America Investigations




12/20/2017Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

FTA determined that a track inspection vehicle procured by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PATH) complied with the Buy America domestic content and final assembly requirements.

12/08/2015San Fransisco Bay Area Rapid Transit DistrictFTA determined that a track geometry car procured by the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) complied with the domestic content and final assembly requirements that apply to rolling stock.
01/06/2015New York Metropolitan Transportation AuthorityFTA determined that a water mist fire suppression system procured by the New York MTA for its Second Avenue Subway project constitutes a manufactured end product, and its respective components must be manufactured in the United States.
10/01/2010Houston METROLetter from FTA’s Chief Counsel to CAF’s legal counsel denying CAF’s request for reconsideration.
09/07/2010Houston METROLetter from FTA Administrator to Houston METRO’s Chairman and Acting President detailing steps METRO must take to remain eligible for FTA funding following the results of FTA's investigation.
09/07/2010Houston METROLetter from FTA Chief Counsel to Houston METRO’s General Counsel finding violations of its Buy America and procurement rules by Houston METRO and CAF.
09/03/2010Houston METROReport of Investigation from FTA staff to FTA Chief Counsel describing Houston METRO and CAF’s violations of FTA’s Buy America requirements, and METRO’s violation of FTA’s competitive procurement requirements.
08/11/2010Milwaukee County Transit SystemFTA upholds its March 1, 2010, decision determining that the Byk-Rak brand bicycle racks supplied by the Midwest Bus Corporation to the Milwaukee County Transit System failed to meet the Buy America requirements.  
04/23/2010Houston METROThe Federal Transit Administration initiates an investigation into Houston METRO, Parsons Transportation Group, and Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF), regarding the production of Light Rail Vehicles in Spain for use on the federally funded North and Southeast Corridor projects.
03/01/2010Milwaukee County Transit SystemFTA finds that Midwest Bus Corporation failed to comply with the Buy America requirements when it supplied bus-mounted bicycle racks to the Milwaukee County Transit System.
Last updated: Thursday, January 18, 2018