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US/Mexico

The Joint Working Committee (JWC) was established in 1994 with a memorandum of understanding between U.S. DOT Secretary Peña and Mexico's SCT Secretary Gamboa. U.S. DOT Secretary Rodney Slater and SCT Secretary Carlos Ruiz executed a second MOU in October of 2000 reinforcing the working relationship developed over the years and providing direction for the JWC. The JWC meets twice a year. Biennial work plans are developed and implemented by the group. These activities are worked on by a variety of bi-national and multi-agency subcommittees, which meet and teleconference through-out the year, conduct studies, develop products and solutions, and report back to the JWC at the semi-annual meetings. More information on the JWC can be found at www.borderplanning.fhwa.dot.gov/mexico.asp.

A map of the southwest US including California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas with the Mexican border detailed.

 

Updated: 12/03/2012
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