Policy Bundle

Mobility 2045, the region’s current Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), makes recommendations consisting of policies, programs, and projects that reflect regional priorities and support Mobility 2045 goals. However, the construction of infrastructure projects alone cannot achieve the goals of Mobility 2045.

To encourage the development of alternative, strategic solutions, Mobility 2045 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).

Request an Application

List of Policies


Due to current events and the shift in focus for many agencies, the MTP Policy Bundle final deadline has been moved to June 30, 2020.  This will allow agencies additional time to prepare applications and give NCTCOG staff additional time to review them. Thank you for your patience during this period of uncertainty.

Current Round Schedule


General annual schedule:



Sample Applications


Other Resources


MTP Policy Bundle Overview Workshop - January 26, 2018


MTP Policy Bundle Voluntary Measures Workshop - November 10, 2016


MTP Policy Bundle Workshop - September 23, 2016


TDC Workshop - October 25, 2013

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Cities
  • Counties
  • Independent School Districts
  • North Texas Tollway Authority
  • Texas Department of Transportation
  • Transit Agencies

Yes, all entities must complete a new application each round and submit all required documentation.

Applications can be requested at any time, but applications will not be available to be sent to the requestors until the next round opens.

Annually, the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) team will review federal funding availability for the upcoming year and determine the number of Transportation Development Credits (TDCs) to be allocated to all new qualifying entities.

TDCs will be available to program through the TIP team throughout the fiscal year as opportunities arise. Entities have one year from the date of the award to add new projects to the TIP. Entities must work with NCTCOG staff to allocate TDCs to an eligible project. Once projects are selected for inclusion in the TIP, entities have two years to meet the following requirements or the TDCs expire:
  • Sign a TDC agreement with the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
  • Begin project implementation


Download the Frequently Asked Questions fact sheet

Visit the TDC Frequently Asked Questions web page

More Questions?

Email: mobility plan@nctcog.org