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Sources of Border Wait Time Data

 

Blue Water Bridge - This page shows Tweets from the Blue Water Bridge’s Twitter account that show the latest wait time information for crossing the bridge for both cars and trucks. 

Caltrans - This website shows southbound (to Mexico) border wait times for the San Ysidro Border Crossing.  It shows the latest border wait time, as well as predictions for up to half an hour in the future. 

Canada Border Services Agency - This website provides border wait time data at 26 crossings on the U.S.-Canada Border.  The website has data for both commercial vehicles and passenger vehicles.

Customs and Border Protection - This website provides border wait times for commercial vehicles and passenger vehicles on both the U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico borders, as well as pedestrians for the U.S.-Mexico Border only.  Data are available in graphical (bar charts and line charts) and tabular formats for general lanes, READY Lanes (passengers with RFID enabled documents), NEXUS Lanes (U.S.-Canada Border passenger), and FAST Lanes (commercial trucks).  Data users can also download the CBP Border Wait Time app on Google Play (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.dhs.cbp.bems.wcr.bwt2) or Apple's App Store (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/cbp-border-wait-times/id948812864).  Both the CBP website and app provides historical and trending data graphical interfaces.  

International Mobility and Trade Corridor - The Cascade Gateway Border Data Warehouse provides data on four border crossings near Bellingham, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia.  Data are available on border crossing volumes, delays, service rate (the number of vehicles through the detector per hour), the number of vehicles in the queue, and the queue length in meters.

Niagara Falls Bridge Commission - Border wait time data are provided for the four Niagara River road bridge crossings.  Data are provided for automobiles, trucks, and NEXUS Lane users.

Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition - This website shows the amount of delay on three Niagara River bridges, as well as images from live cameras that show the traffic on the bridges. 

Peace Bridge - Border wait time data are provided for the four Niagara River road bridge crossings.  Data are provided for automobiles, trucks, and NEXUS Lane users.

Texas A&M Transportation Institute - The Border Crossing Information System provides data on nine border crossings on the U.S.-Mexico Border.  It provides expected wait time data for FAST and non-FAST commercial vehicles.

Updated: Thursday, November 14, 2019