Before the pandemic, wait times appeared to be increasing.
Looking at how average hourly wait times trended in two months (February and August) it appears as though 2020 was set to have longer waits prior to the COVID-19 epidemic, especially in the southbound direction.
Winter wait times exceeded wait times in the summer of the previous year.
Examining day-of-week trends for the last three years shows February 2020 Peace Arch/Douglas border delays were as high as summer weekend peaks in 2019.
However all comparisons cease in March once the border closed to all but essential traffic.