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Metropolitan Transportation Plan Policy Bundle

Metropolitan Transportation Plan Policy Bundle Voluntary Measures

Mobility 2040, the region’s current Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), recommendations consist of policies, programs, and projects that reflect regional priorities and support Mobility 2040 goals. However, the construction of infrastructure projects alone cannot achieve the goals of Mobility 2040.


To encourage the development of alternative, strategic solutions, Mobility 2040 includes a voluntary list of policies that local governments and transportation agencies can choose to adopt. These policies aim to address issues that affect transportation in the region, and cover a wide range of topics. By voluntarily adopting 50 percent of these policies, participating agencies will receive an offset of local funds in federal transportation projects in the form of Transportation Development Credits (TDCs).

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MTP Policy Bundle Process for Transportation Department Credits Eligibility


1. Entity voluntarily elects to participate on an annual basis.

2. Entity reviews applicable policies.

3. Entity takes policy related action as appropriate.

4. Entity submits appropriate documentation to NCTCOG.    Request an Application

5. NCTCOG reviews documentation and awards transportation development credits to
    entity if criteria is met.

6. Entity submits new project through the quarterly Transportation Improvement
    Program (TIP) modification process.

Who is eligible to apply for Transportation Development Credits?


  • Cities
  • Counties
  • Independent School Districts
  • North Texas Tollway Authority
  • Texas Department of Transportation
  • Transit Agencies
MTP Policy /bundle Important dates


MTP Policy Bundle Overview Workshop - January 26, 2018


MTP Policy Bundle Voluntary Measures Workshop - November 10, 2016


MTP Policy Bundle Workshop - September 23, 2016

Hosted by NCTCOG for local governments and transportation agencies, detailing MTP Policy Bundle processes and procedures.


MTP Policy Bundle Links


Sample Applications

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