This option is probably only viable for those who live in Northern states that border Canada, but I will share it for them.
A NEXUS card, originally designed to expedite border crossings between US and Canada only costs $50. There are two other advantages that come with this card. TSA pre-check and Global Entry. This is a significant savings over signing up with global entry for $100.
The NEXUS program does require an in person interview at selected locations. I have been pleased with quick border crossing to Canada, TSA pre-check status, and the use of Global Entry kiosks at any airport that has them available. I recently used this service in Houston, TX.