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September 24, 2014

Foxx calls on Congress to pass GROW AMERICA Act

During a visit to Kawasaki's Lincoln, Neb. plant, the secretary of transportation said Congress' hesitation to pass the $302 billion, four-year transportation reauthorization proposal creates economic uncertainty for millions of Americans who rely on public transportation.


September 25, 2013

FTA agreement helps ID Buy America-compliant products

U.S. companies that make or have the capability to make products for the transit industry that are particularly difficult to source or are currently unavailable in the U.S. will also be identified.


August 12, 2013

FRA issues RFP for next-gen railcars

The Illinois DOT is leading the multi-state locomotive procurement, with first deliveries expected in 2016.


July 17, 2013

Six streetcars to be purchased for Detroit project

Whether the Buy America-compliant streetcars will be on-wire or off-wire is still being explored.


May 14, 2013

NABI production now entirely in U.S.

Company’s previous two-step business approach, with heavy manufacturing relegated to its plants in Hungary, and with final assembly accomplished at its Anniston, Ala., has now been entirely discontinued.


March 29, 2013

AC Transit adds first of 65 Gilligs

It is the first step toward upgrading a fleet of nearly 700 buses by opting to buy as many as 300 American-made buses over the next two years to replace aging, less dependable vehicles.


March 6, 2013

Congressional leaders push stricter Buy America rules

Under the Invest in American Jobs Act of 2013, all future highway, bridge, public transit, passenger rail, and airport projects financed by U.S. taxpayers would be stamped “Made in America” and crafted with American workmanship.


March 6, 2013

Siemens localizes electric-drive systems production

Move to Alpharetta, Ga., allows a quicker response to the production and service needs of its customers in North America, as well as meeting “Buy America” compliance.


July 19, 2012

Nippon Sharyo opens first U.S. railcar factory

The new factory, based in Rochelle, Ill., will employ 250 workers by the end of next year and create additional jobs throughout the company’s American supply-chain. Nippon Sharyo has already identified more than 200 potential suppliers and vendors in the Midwest region alone.


March 16, 2012

AC Transit to purchase Gillig buses

In total, the 40-foot long, diesel-fueled buses will cost $16.4 million-with $8.2 million in agency funds being matched by $8.2 million from the State Local Partnership Program.


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