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Section 3: Statewide Transportation Improvement Program

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Summary

TxDOT will develop a Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for all areas of the state. The STIP will consist of the metropolitan and rural TIPs. The STIP will:

  • include a list of projects for a three-year period
  • adhere to a public involvement process adopted by the department
  • contain projects consistent with the Statewide Transportation Plan and the individual metropolitan transportation plans
  • be financially constrained
  • be updated every two years.
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Purpose

To implement 23 U.S.C. 135 and to ensure that transportation projects are eligible to move toward the construction phase.

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Responsibility

The Transportation Planning and Programming Division is responsible for implementing the requirements of 23 U.S.C. 135. The Texas Transportation Commission approves the STIP on behalf of the governor.

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Reference

Current Policy: 43 TAC 15.8

Supersedes:

Reference: 23 CFR 450.216

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