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Feds: Miami-Dade Broke Rules In Choosing New Metrorail Trains

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Federal regulators say Miami-Dade County violated federal rules in selecting a supplier for new Metrorail trains, making the $300-million mega-deal ineligible for federal funding unless the county reevaluates the bids under proper guidelines.

The county's latest error caps a year-long debacle in which federal regulators took the extraordinary step of suspending grant payments to the Miami-Dade Transit Agency because of concerns about its sloppy financial controls and its failure to follow federal procurement procedures.

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