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Title: Toward New Horizons: Moving the Northern Great Plains Region to a Stronger Economic Future


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Toward New Horizons Moving the Northern Great
Plains Region to a Stronger Economic Future
  • Presentation to the Canada-U.S. Transportation
    Border Working Group Meeting in Vancouver, BC
  • Presented by
  • Jerry Nagel
  • Northern Great Plains Inc.
  • Crookston, MN

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www.ngplains.org
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Current Major Activity Focus
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Information Technologies
  • Economic and Policy Analysis in Support of
    Regional Growth and Vitality
  • Leadership Development Through Learning and
    Discussion

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Transportation, Trade and Economic Development
Maximizing Future Opportunities in the Northern
Great Plains
  • 1999 Sign a Memorandum of Understanding among
    the five states of Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska,
    North Dakota and South Dakota and the provinces
    of Manitoba and Saskatchewan to work together on
    the project.
  • Northern Great Plains Inc. and the Northeast
    Midwest Institute began work as project staff.

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Transportation, Trade and Economic Development
Maximizing Future Opportunities in the Northern
Great Plains
  • Funding provided by
  • US DOT Federal Highway Administration
  • Minnesota Department of Transportation
  • Manitoba Transportation and Government Services
  • Manitoba Industry, Trade and Mines
  • Western Economic Diversification Canada

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Advisory Committee
  • Iowa
  • Dick Vegors, Department of Economic Development
  • Don Ward, Department of Transportation
  • Manitoba
  • Bob Dilay, Industry, Trade and Mines
  • Don Norquay, Transportation and Government
    Services
  • Minnesota
  • Bill Gardner, Department of Transportation
  • Barb Mattson, Dept. of Trade and Economic
    Development
  • Nebraska
  • Susan Rouch, Department of Economic Development
  • Ken Sieckmeyer, Department of Roads
  • North Dakota
  • Jack Olson, Department of Transportation
  • Randy Schwartz, Department of Economic
    Development Finance
  • Saskatchewan
  • Dave Jackson, Highways and Transportation
  • South Dakota
  • Jerry Ortbahn, Department of Transportation

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Linking Transportation, Trade and Economic
Development to Maximize Future Opportunities in
the Northern Great Plains Region
  • Publications
  • An Overview of Transportation Infrastructure and
    Services in the Northern Great Plains
  • Trade Patterns and the Economy of the Northern
    Great Plains A Baseline Report
  • Toward New Horizons Trends in Transportation and
    Trade Moving the Northern Great Plains Region
    to a Strong Economic Future

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Figure 1.8 Relative Contribution of Economics
Sectors Across the Canadian NGP, 1997 (percentage)
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Figure 1.3 Relative Contribution of Economic
Sectors Across the U.S. NGP Region, 1997
(percentage of Gross State Product)
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Figure 2.30 Canadian NGP Global Export Markets,
1999 (percentage of value)
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Figure 2.18 U.S. NGP Global Export Markets,
1999 (percentage of value)
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Figure 2.26 North Dakotas Global Export
Markets, 1999 (percentage of value)
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Figure 2.32 Manitobas Global Export Markets,
1999 (percentage of value)
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Figure 2.7 Total Freight Flow Associated with
the Northern Great Plains Region, 1992 1997
(millions of tons)
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Figure 2.10 Total Freight Flow Associated with
Northern Great Plains, 1992 1997 (in billions
of 1992 dollars)
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Figure 2.14 Total Outbound Interregional
Commodity Flows from the Northern Great Plains
Region, 1997 (percent change tons/value from 1992
millions of tons/millions of 1992 dollars)
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Figure 2.16 Total Inbound Interregional
Commodity Flows to the Northern Great Plains
Region, 1997 (percent change tons/value from 1992
millions of tons/millions of 1992 dollars)
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US/Canada Truck Traffic on US Highway Network,
2020 (tons)
Federal Highway Administration Office of Freight
Management and Operations
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US/Mexico Truck Traffic on US Highway Network,
2020 (tons)
Federal Highway Administration Office of Freight
Management and Operations
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Selected Key Trends
  • Transportation
  • State and provincial departments of
    transportation will continue to experience an
    evolving role, transitioning from a
    project-focused, engineering and building mission
    to a systems-focused, management, operations, and
    performance monitoring mission.
  • Freight traffic growth is expected to be steady
    and significant, posing considerable challenges
    for the transportation system and conventional
    planning approaches.
  • Trade within North America has grown rapidly
    since the enactment of NAFTA and further growth
    is expected.
  • Communication and information technology will
    continue to be incorporated into transportation
    equipment and systems, and the use of intelligent
    transportation systems will grow.

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Selected Key Trends
  • Agriculture
  • Producers will be more closely tied to
    processors needs for specific identity-preserved
    varieties.
  • Consumer oriented exported food products will
    continue to increase in dollar value compared to
    exported bulk commodities these two very
    different forms of agriculture will continue to
    exist side by side.
  • There will be a growing demand for traceability
    in food production and processing because of
    concerns about food quality and safety.
    Containerized shipping will be an increasing
    share of the market.
  • New non-food products made from agricultural
    cropsfibers, building materials, chemicals,
    fuel, energy, and health productswill be a
    significant outlet for regional agriculture.

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Selected Key Trends
  • Manufacturing
  • Regional and local manufacturing industry
    clustering will continue.
  • Manufacturers are examining their value chain to
    identify and maximize their companies advantages
    and core competencies.
  • Manufacturing is evolving from a single-focused
    mechanistic model into a system model
    characterized by self-improving networks and
    feedback loops.

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Selected Key Trends
  • Energy and the Environment
  • New approaches and innovations are emerging to
    meet todays transportation, energy and
    environmental challenges. These trends present
    significant short- and long-term opportunities
    for the Region.
  • Resource productivity and dematerialization will
    grow and transform economic and transportation
    systems.
  • The introduction of environmental and health
    threats through increased global trade and travel
    will pose significant challenges to policy makers
    at all levels.
  • Responding to climate changeboth minimizing its
    causes and adapting to its effectswill become
    increasingly important in policy deliberations
    and economic planning.

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Recommendations for Strategic Action
  • Institutional Activities
  • Continue and expand the collaboration between
    state and provincial transportation officials by
    forming a permanent Regional Transportation
    Working Group.
  • Establish a Northern Great Plains Regional
    Freight Advisory Committee (NGPFAC).
  • A Regional Working Group on Agricultural
    Development and Transportation Should Be
    Established.
  • Improve the coordination among transportation and
    economic development agencies at all levels.

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Recommendations for Strategic Action
  • Policy
  • Support a revised U.S. policy framework for
    freight rail transportation.
  • Assess best practices in streamlining
    environmental reviews of transportation projects.
  • Cooperatively monitor U.S.-Canada border
    management policies and support a policy
    framework that facilitates commerce and tourism
    while maintaining appropriate security.

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Recommendations for Strategic Action
  • Investments
  • Establish an online knowledge base of North
    American best practices in innovative project
    financing.
  • The states and provinces would benefit from
    additional federal sources of multi-modal funding
    to encourage projects that facilitate
    transportation improvements across modes.
  • Create economic incentives and programs that
    support renewable energy and biobased industries.
  • Create markets within the region for renewable
    energy and biobased industries as a means to
    develop domestic and international trade.

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Recommendations for Strategic Action
  • Events
  • A biennial Northern Great Plains Exposition
    should be held to highlight and market regional
    innovations in transportation, agriculture,
    manufacturing, information technology and energy.
  • A workshop should be developed on the evolving
    roles of state and provincial transportation
    agencies in the 21st century.

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Northern Great Plains Regional Authority
  • Authorized by the US Congress to
  • improve basic public infrastructure in distressed
    counties and isolated areas of distress in the
    Region
  • fund transportation and telecommunication
    infrastructure for the purpose of facilitating
    economic development in the Region
  • support business development, with emphasis on
    entrepreneurship in the Region and
  • provide job training or employment-related
    education, with emphasis on use of existing
    public educational institutions located in the
    Region.

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NGP Board of Directors
  • Iowa
  • Beth Danowsky, Rick Morain, Mary Holz-Clause
  • Manitoba
  • Greg Dandewich, Roger Barnabé, Ken Goldstein
  • Minnesota
  • Don Bottemiller, Ron Vantine, Marcie McLaughlin
  • Nebraska
  • Maxine Moul, Sam Cordes, JoAnn Mueller
  • North Dakota
  • Rod Holth, Bill Davis, Judd Graham
  • South Dakota
  • Jim Mirehouse, Christine Hamilton, Dan Noteboom

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Additional Information
Northern Great Plains Inc. Valley Technology
Park University of Minnesota Crookston, MN
56716 By phone at 1-218-281-8459 By fax at -
1-218-281-8457 On the Web www.ngplains.org Emai
l Jerry Nagel at jnagel_at_ngplains.org
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