Projects

  • Shortsea Shipping Study

    Research Project — IMTC participating agencies completed a study of shortsea shipping to determine the potential of shortsea shipping to serve a meaningful share of the expected growth in West Coast cross-border freight...

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  • Abbotsford-Sumas Border Improvement Project Phase II

    Construction Project — Resulting from Phase I of the study, construction was completed on a new commercial vehicle staging area off B.C. Highway 11. The B.C. Ministry of Transportation worked closely with Canada...

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  • FAST Promotion

    Operations Project — The Whatcom Council of Governments  worked with U.S. Customs & Border Protection and the Canada Border Services Agency on several outreach and educational efforts directed at commercial vehicle drivers, carriers,...

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  • Border Access Improvements: FAST & NEXUS Lanes

    Construction Project — To provide improved border access for trusted trader (FAST) and trusted traveler (NEXUS) programs, several projects were constructed to provide dedicated approach lanes, and better streamline southbound traffic. Location Dedicated...

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  • Blaine I-5 Study

    Construction Project — This project looked at the interchanges on Interstate 5 in the City of Blaine and identified improvements required to provide adequate access to this community in the future. Location Interstate...

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  • Weigh-in-Motion Software

    ITS Project — This project used communication and information technologies to integrate  commercial vehicle border inspection and trade processing systems to improve the efficient, safe, and legal movement of trade and commercial transportation across...

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  • ITS-CVO Project

    Research Project — Phase I: Northbound In-bond Container In 1997, the WA State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) received $1.3 million from the U.S. Federal Highway Administration to apply Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) technologies to...

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  • NEXUS Marketing

    Operations Project — The binational NEXUS expedited passenger crossing program has lanes at three of the four Cascade Gateway ports-of-entry, and its traffic constitutes well over 30 percent of cross-border car trips at...

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