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Buying American San Francisco subway system -- become the very first transit agency in the nation.
To adopt that policy as it upgrades its aging fleet of rail cars but.
Some are saying the pro jobs approach could have a big downside body count is live in San Francisco Claudia Bart bay area rapid transit.
Appears to be blazing a new economic trail.
Well they could be -- that's right Greg good morning bay area rapid transit or -- as it's known is the nation's first transit agency to give preferential consideration.
To companies that manufacture most of their trains in the U west it's a move that makes the agency eligible for federal funds.
Now part is replacing nearly 800 trains which are among the oldest in the country with the so called fleet of the future made in the US.
The agency spending three billion dollars to do it more than it might cost to buy these trains.
If they're manufactured overseas but -- president says it's worth it.
It's our commitment not only to use the patrons -- -- but also to our fellow Americans.
And then a recovery towards the recovery of this recession do everything that we can to help the economy.
And put -- Americans are unemployed back to work.
Ironically bar is looking at 34 and train makers all with assembly plant in the eastern United States.
The one that uses the most American -- components from engine parts to seat cushions will stand a better chance of winning the lucrative -- Greg.
You know I rode Bart last year when I was out there and I thought you were really nice and injurious and -- and -- they're gonna replace them already at three billion dollars that's a load of money.
It has a lot about -- I think you actually I got lucky and -- on a pretty nice new car actually all the seat cushions were recently replaced and that please stop a lot of the 370000.
Who take part every day but it is a lot of money Greg and proof that doing business in -- in America isn't always cheap.
And one economist we spoke -- thinks that Bart passengers will get hit with higher fares.
They already admitted in their paperwork that the -- is going to be five to 10% greater as a result of this.
Process -- by American process.
That would've been otherwise almost always have to come from somewhere and most likely they're gonna come from the writers.
In the next few weeks Bart will decide which foreign company will be the winner of this by American policy with the first new trains rolling out by 2070.
Well right now you know I ride metro north here in New York gave you that air conditioning rarely works and usually have to get out -- all all right thanks very much bloody account.
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