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Buy America Policy Statements

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Subject

Summary

09/16/2016Small Purchase Waivers This Dear Colleague letter clarifies “small purchases” for general public interest waivers under FTA's Buy America program as defined in the FAST Act.
09/01/2016Implementation of the Phased Increase in Domestic Content Under the Buy America Waiver for Rolling Stock  FTA issued a policy statement on the Implementation of the Phased Increase in Domestic Content Under the Buy America Waiver for Rolling Stock regarding its implementation of the phased-in increase in domestic content for rolling stock under the FTA’s Buy America statute, as amended by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. Through this final policy, FTA is providing guidance to transit agencies and transit vehicle manufacturers regarding how they are to implement the FAST Act’s statutory amendments.
Last updated: Monday, December 17, 2018