ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Dec 2013In December 2013, the government of the United States of America announced a change in the local input requirements for the participation in certain public purchases.
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In a Federal Register notice published on December 18, 2013 (Vol. 78, No. 243), the Federal Transit Administration announced that in response to the City of Charlotte's request for a Buy America waiver for a Video Ready Access Device (VRAD) cabinet, it is waiving its Buy America requirements for the VRAD cabinet needed for an AT&T utility relocation associated with the Charlotte Area Transit System's (CATS) LYNX Blue Line Extension project. This waiver is limited to a single procurement for the VRAD cabinet for the LYNX Blue Line Extension project. The item in question was expected to be sourced in Mexico.