Projects

  • 2013/2014 Passenger Intercept Surveys

    Research Project — IMTC participants have identified the need to periodically evaluate trip details of passenger vehicle travelers crossing at the five Cascade Gateway ports-of-entry (including Point Roberts/Boundary Bay most recently). These surveys help...

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  • U.S. – Canada Border Data Warehouse

    ITS Project — The Whatcom Council of Governments developed a border-wide portal to historical border wait-time (BWT) data for all U.S.-Canada crossing locations that have a BWT system. Location The U.S. – Canada Border...

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  • FAST Enhancements

    Operations Project — This project looked at ways to best provide expedited service to FAST program participants while maximizing existing infrastructure and operations to lessen wait times for all commercial vehicles. Location This...

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  • Cascade Gateway Border Data Warehouse

    ITS Project — The Cascade Gateway Border Data Warehouse Upgrade and BIFA Integration project improved upon the existing Cascade Gateway border data warehouse and developed a project architecture based on the Border Information...

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  • 2009 Commercial Vehicle Operations Border Evaluation

    Research Project — IMTC participants have identified the need to periodically evaluate commercial vehicle operations (CVO) at the Cascade Gateway’s three ports-of-entry as a priority for informing regional investment strategies, and to analyze...

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  • Sumas Dynamic Routing Signage

    ITS Project — Improvements to northbound traffic movements in the City of Sumas were needed to address border-related congestion that blocks city streets and access to the port for commercial vehicles. This project provided...

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  • Border Circulation Analysis

    Operations Project — This analysis considered east-west routes that connect the four border crossings of the Cascade Gateway, and identified strategies for optimizing the Cascade Gateway transportation system. Location This study focused on...

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  • Aldergrove-Lynden Border Assessment

    Research Project — This project assessed current and future trade and travel transportation demand at the Aldergrove/Lynden port-of-entry, and identified needs for infrastructure and operational changes. Location This study focuses on the Lynden/Aldergrove...

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