Guide to Federal Buy America Requirements—2009 Supplement

Transit operators purchase billions in manufactured goods and rolling stock buses and trains. Uncertainty in the way federal requirements apply can be costly and/or delay the purchase of essential equipment. Some transit agencies have extensive experience with Buy America issues and are familiar with its nuances and pitfalls. Others are not quite so familiar. Hopefully, this report will assist transit attorneys and procurement officials in the latter category anticipate and avoid Buy America pitfalls. This report provides an easy to use guide to the Buy America requirements, with an emphasis on the specific requirements that apply to manufactured products and to rolling stock. It should be useful to attorneys, transit administrators, contracting officers, engineers, and all officials that have purchasing responsibilities.


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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Appendices;
  • Pagination: 36p
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  • Accession Number: 01155120
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Apr 22 2010 3:27PM