International Mobility and Trade Corridor Project

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The International Mobility & Trade Corridor Project (IMTC), established in 1997, is "a U.S.-Canadian coalition of government and business entities that identifies and promotes improvements to mobility and security for the four border crossings between Whatcom County, Washington State and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Together, these four crossings are called the Cascade Gateway," its website states. "The goal of the International Mobility & Trade Corridor Project is to improve safety, mobility and security in the Cascade Gateway." [1]

About the Cascade Gateway

"The Cascade Gateway includes the third busiest passenger vehicle crossing along the U.S.-Canada border, and the fourth busiest commercial crossing."

Participating agencies and organizations

Transportation Agencies

Inspection Agencies

Border Municipalities

  • Bellingham City Council
  • City of Abbotsford, BC
  • City of Bellingham, WA
  • City of Blaine, WA
  • City of Lynden, WA
  • City of Sumas, WA
  • City of Surrey, BC
  • City of White Rock, BC
  • Sumas City Council
  • Township of Langley, BC
  • Whatcom County

Non-Government Organizations

  • British Columbia Chamber of Commerce
  • Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce
  • Bellingham/Whatcom Visitors Bureau
  • Bellingham/Whatcom Economic Development Council
  • Better Borders Northwest
  • Blaine Community & Economic Development
  • Cascadia Institute
  • Cascadia Center/Discovery Institute
  • Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce
  • Lynden Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Vancouver Gateway Council
  • Pacific Corridor Enterprise Council
  • Pacific NorthWest Economic Region
  • Sumas Chamber of Commerce
  • Western Washington University
  • White Rock/S. Surrey Chamber of Commerce

Other Governmental Agencies

Private Industry

  • A&A Contract Customs Brokers
  • Airporter Shuttle/Bellair Charters
  • B.C. Trade Association
  • B.C. Trucking Association
  • Chang & Boos
  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway
  • Tourism Vancouver
  • UPS Freight Services
  • Vancouver Board of Trade
  • Vancouver International Airport Authority
  • Vancouver Port Authority
  • West Coast Duty Free

Contact Information

Whatcom Council of Governments
314 East Champion Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: 360 676-6974
FAX: 360 738-6232
Email: wcog AT

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