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‘Atlantica’ infrastructure study launched

MONCTON, N.B. - A comprehensive study into the transportation infrastructure of the five easternmost Canadian provinces and four northeastern American states has been launched to provide critical econ...


MONCTON, N.B. – A comprehensive study into the transportation infrastructure of the five easternmost Canadian provinces and four northeastern American states has been launched to provide critical economic information for government and business in those regions.

It will also be a key analysis into the Atlantic Institute of Market Studies’ (AIMS) Atlantica concept – a transportation/business corridor that extends from the Port of Halifax through New Brunswick and Maine to Ontario, Quebec and New England markets.

“This is a major forward step for AIMS’ Atlantica concept,” said Brian Lee Crowley, president of the AIMS.

According to an article in the Moncton Times & Transcript, the contract will likely be awarded by February with a start date expected sometime in March. The study will assess transportation and economic conditions across a key geographic region for all players in the study, specifically the potential for development of Atlantica as a gateway to the economic core of North America. The deadline for a request for proposals for the study is Dec. 16.


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