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Aerial photo of the U.S. - Mexico border crossing Calexico East Port of Entry between Calexico, California and Mexicali, Baja California

Calexico East Port of Entry between Calexico, California and Mexicali, Baja California. (Source: FHWA)

U.S. - Mexico Joint Working Committee on Transportation Planning

Work Plans

2016-2018 Work Plan

This Work Plan outlines 17 topic areas that will guide the work of JWC for 2016-2018, including:

2013-2015 JWC Work Plan

This Work Plan addresses the development of border wait-time studies, wait-time data integration, transportation modeling peer exchange, and regional border master plans. Other topics in the Work Plan include:

2010-2012 JWC Work Plan

This Work Plan addresses the development of border wait-time studies for commercial vehicles, a peer exchange on border wait-times, and regional border master plans. Other topics in the Work Plan include:

2008-2010 JWC Work Plan

This Work Plan of the JWC addresses the development of a Strategic Plan Monitoring Framework, border travel time studies for commercial trucks, various safety initiatives, and additional work on Bottlenecks Study Phase II+. Other topics in the Work Plan include:

2005-2007 JWC Work Plan

This Work Plan addresses the development of a Border Master Plan, Border Information Flow Architecture, a Border Infrastructure Needs Assessment II, and a second phase of the Bottleneck Study. Other topics in the Work Plan include:

2003-2005 JWC Work Plan

This Work Plan addresses innovative finance mechanisms, including a pilot one-day border financing workshop; a transportation infrastructure and traffic management analysis of crossborder bottlenecks; a GIS training program on the use of U.S. - Mexico Border GIS applications; an analysis of coordination systems at POEs; and the development of the Otay Mesa FAST Lane Project.

2001-2003 JWC Work Plan

Because of limited time and money, the JWC selected to work on five of the nine topic areas identified in the 2000 Memorandum of Understanding on the 2001 Biannual Work Plan:

1998-2000 JWC Work Plan

This Work Plan was developed in accordance with the functions of the JWC as identified in the transition plan. The plan highlights the topics discussed during interviews conducted by the coordinators. This document presents the activities of the JWC for November of 1998 to November of 2000. The four principal goals of this Work Plan are to:

April 13, 1998 Transition Plan

In 1998, FHWA and SCT established a transition plan for advancing opportunities for cooperation identified in the binational study. This plan describes the actions suggested for the JWC to transition from an organization performing primarily study oversight to an entity conducting on-going U.S. - Mexican border area transportation planning and programming. The report provides suggested protocols for the operation of the JWC as well as descriptions of actions needed to complete the transition, including changes in responsibilities of the JWC, transferring of information and activities from consultants to JWC member agencies, and startup of new activities.

Updated: 9/20/2016
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