Final Buy America guidelines issued

August 16th, 2023

Two federal offices have released long-awaited parameters for implementing Buy America requirements revised by Congress in 2021’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). On August 14, the Made in America Office (MIAO), a component of the White House Office of Management and Budget, released 162 pages of updated guidance for the multiple federal agencies administering […]

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Buttigieg: We are ‘rebuilding’ the foundation of transportation

March 7th, 2023

Pete Buttigieg, secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, says his agency and the nation’s mobility community are currently involved in “one of the most exciting, productive, and challenging times in U.S. transportation history” – driven in no small part by “historic” levels of funding provided by the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act […]

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AASHTO re:source podcast examines IIJA impact

December 8th, 2022

Joung Lee, deputy director-chief policy officer of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, recently sat down with the AASHTO re:source podcast to discuss implementation progress on the year-old $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). Joung Lee at podium. Photo courtesy of AASHTO. Enacted November 2021, the IIJA provides $351 billion for […]

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