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Border Delays Increasing Despite Less Traffic

(Windsor Star)

Traffic crossing the Windsor-Detroit borders is down this year, but you wouldn’t know that from the time it takes to get across.

The Star analyzed a year of border wait time data from the Canadian Border Services Agency. Wait time averages are rising, and many attribute it to a shortage of officers on the Canadian side of the border.

Stan Korosec, director of security and Canadian governmental relations for the Canadian Transit Company, said the delays have prompted the company to send a letter to Steven Blaney, Canada’s minister of public safety and emergency preparedness. Read more here.