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Eastern Border Transportation Coalition

"An effective voice for border crossing and international trade interests along the Eastern portion of the US-Canada border

 

The Eastern Border Transportation Coalition (EBTC) is non-profit membership organization dedicated to improving the movement of people and goods between the United States and Canada. EBTC members are the transportation agencies of the U.S. States of Michigan, New York, Vermont and Maine and the Canadian Provinces of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

 

SAVE THE DATE!!!

EBTC ANNUAL WORKSHOP - SEPT. 16, 2014

TORONTO, ONTARIO

 

EBTC White Paper

Improving and Expanding Cross Border Passenger Rail Service Through the Implementation of Pre-clearance

 

 

 

2013 Issue Priorities

Beyond the Border: A Shared Vision for Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness

Federal Funding for Transportation Border Infrastructure

Improving and Expanding Cross Border Passenger Rail Service

Information Needs in Support of Infrastructure Planning

Presentations & Reports

 

Measuring the Costs
of the Canada-US Border

EBTC Annual Workshop Canada-U.S. Border – Dynamics of Change "September 17, 2013" PRESENTATIONS

An Economic Analysis of Agriculture and Food Cross Border Movements: Windsor-Detroit and Sarnia-Port Huron - George Morris Centre, University of Windsor, July 2013

BORDER INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT PLAN - CANADA – UNITED STATES - APRIL 2013

THE IMPACT ON THE U.S. ECONOMY OF CHANGES IN WAIT TIMES AT PORTS OF ENTRY

Measuring the Costs of the Canada-US Border - Fraser Institute

New England-Eastern Canada Trade Links - (New England Governors-Eastern Canadian Premiers 36th Annual Conference)

The Border and The Ontario Economy - (Bill Anderson, Ontario Research Chair in Cross-Border Transportation Policy, University of Windsor, Cross-Border Transportation Centre)

 

 

EBTC News

4/14/14 Harper Government Announces Strategic Investments to Facilitate 

4/14/14 Government of Canada invests in Northern Ontario border crossing at the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge 

4/14/14 Time to call a truce: Let’s resolve issues so Peace Bridge can continue to play leading role in our region’s economy

4/11/14 Joint Canada-U.S. customs plaza pitched for $1B bridge 

4/10/14 Ambassador Bruce Heyman says new Canada-U.S. bridge critical

4/9/14 New U.S. ambassador to Canada seeks to strengthen trade relations

4/4/14 Odgensburg, Massena border crossings could get more Customs and Border Protection officers

4/4/14 Northern Pass: NH Delegation Calls for Release of Alternative Routes 

4/3/14 Canadian regulators pledge to help U.S. commodities watchdog manage cross-border "systemic risk by sharing information 

4/3/14 More CBP Officers Could be Coming to VT 

4/2/14 Trans-border freight hit hard by weather

4/2/14 Canada urges U.S. to pay $250M share for Detroit-Windsor bridge

3/19/24 U.S. NAFTA surface trade increased in 2013, trucking’s share dips

3/19/14 Groups across U.S. call on Obama to fund Detroit River Bridge Project

3/19/14 Nova Star Cruises finalizes lease agreement with Yarmouth ferry terminal

3/19/14 Truck Freight Rates on Upward Trend

3/18/14 Minister Raitt highlights importance of international trade and reliable transportation infrastructure

3/7/14 PBOA releases border traffic numbers for February, 2014 

3/6/14 Put bridge dollars in budget 

3/6/14 DHS Seeks Input on Possible Modification of Customs, Trade, Other Regulations 

 3/5/14 Governor Jay Nixcon signs $3.2 billion trade agreement in Canada

3/4/14 Obama budget includes $105 million for Alexandria Bay border crossing with Canada

3/4/14 Obama's federal budget includes Detroit courthouse repairs, but no bridge aid 

 3/2/14 Southbound border traffic up despite weaker Canadian dollar 

2/28/14 Canadian leaders hope for DRIC bridge money in Obama’s budget

2/26/14 Surface Transportation Reauthorization 

2/25/14 Gillibrand: new Agriculture Act eliminates border inspection on apple exports to Canada

2/25/14 Cuomo announces truck pre-inspections to begin at Peace Bridge 

2/24/14 American Senators seek end to traffic jams at Canada-U.S. border  

2/24/14 United States and Canada announce second phase of truck cargo pre-inspection pilot

2/19/14 U.S., Canada, Mexico agree to streamline border controls

2/13/14 Enhanced Minnesota ID allows easier travel to Canada

2/12/14 New bridge crossing funding from Feds encouraging, says expert

2/12/14 PBOA releases traffic data for January, 2014

2/12/14 Bridge, tunnel and turnpike association stresses multiple funding options

2/11/14 : Federal budget highlights infrastructure spending, dedicated gas tax fund

2/6/14 Canadian Chamber unveils top 10 barriers to competitiveness

2/5/14 Port president ridicules facilities for cruise ships, welcomes Canada-EU trade deal

2/5/14 North Portal border crossing by the numbers

2/3/14 Canada’s bridge over troubled waters

2/2/14 Ottawa to buy Detroit land for cross-border bridge project, official says

2/2/14 Canadians crossing the border for low-cost flights keeps New York airport in business

 
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More News

 

Reports

United States - Canada Beyond the Border: A Shared Vision for Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness: Action Plan

United States - Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council: Joint Action Plan

CBP 2011 Trade Symposium Presentations

 

 

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