Who We Are
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, and Nova Scotia.
The Eastern Border Transportation Coalition, through its member activities, will assist in the development of a seamless, multi-modal transportation network which is secure, safe, efficient and environmentally sustainable. EBTC will provide a proactive forum within which each state, provincial and metropolitan transportation and border service agencies, and like-minded public and private organizations, can work together to overcome barriers and impediments to our shared vision.
The Eastern Border shall be a model of safe, efficient, and economical transportation of goods and people between the United States and Canada.
Provide organizational, communications and administrative support to EBTC members.
Develop a common understanding of cross-border issues among Coalition members and as they relate to other transportation organizations.
Influence the development and implementation of federal and international policies that support EBTC’s mission and goals.
Work closely with US and Canadian Transportation and border agencies to assure the secure and safe efficient flow of people and goods across our borders.
Support and participate in the development of US/Canada cross-border planning and coordination initiatives.
2017 Issue Papers
- Beyond The Border
- Information Needs
- Improving Rail Passenger Service
- Improving Passenger Rail Service