ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Oct 2019

Recipients of funds administered by the Federal Railroad Administration must comply with all applicable requirements of Federal law, including the Buy American Act.

 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 29 Oct 2019 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Public procurement localisation

On October 29, 2019 the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation published in the Federal Register a notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) concerning $24,027,500 in funding for eligible projects under the Magnetic Levitation Technology Deployment Program. Eligible Maglev projects must: (1) Involve a segment or segments of a high-speed ground transportation corridor; (2) result in an operating transportation facility that provides a revenue producing service; and (3) be approved by the Secretary of Transportation based on an application submitted by a State or authority designated by one or more States. FRA specified in the NOFO that “recipients of funds must comply with all applicable requirements of Federal law,” including the Buy American Act (41 U.S.C. 8301-8305).

AFFECTED SECTORS