Major Thoroughfare & Freeway Plan (MTFP)

2024 MTFP Amendment Requests

The Major Thoroughfare and Freeway Plan is updated annually through a process that begins in January and ends in September with City Council approval of the updated plan. The new map is then posted to the Planning and Development Department webpage when the updates have been completed.

2024 Major Thoroughfare and Freeway Plan

Timeline and Process

  • Mandatory pre-submittal conference with staff - January 2, 2024 to February 23, 2024
  • Application submittal period - January 8, 2024 to March 1, 2024
  • Public comment period - May 13, 2024 to July 5, 2024

MTFP 2024 Schedule

  • May 16 - MTFP Workshop - Planning Commission Meeting - In-Person and Virtual Meeting
  • June 12 - MTFP Open House - Virtual Meeting Only
  • July 25 - MTFP Public Hearing - Planning Commission Meeting - In-Person and Virtual Meeting
  • August 22 - MTFP Application Update - Planning Commission Meeting - In-Person and Virtual Meeting
  • September 19 - MTFP Recommendation Meeting - Planning Commission Meeting - In-Person and Virtual Meeting

MTFP Information

2024 MTFP Application

Upcoming MTFP Meeting Information

MTFP Pre-submittal Meetings - The MTFP Pre-submittal Meetings will be held virtually and in-person at 611 Walker. To schedule a meeting please email: mobility.planning@houstontx.gov.

Getting Started
You can download the Microsoft TEAMs program application for free at https://products.office.com/en-us/microsoft-teams/download-app. Please note that your computer requires speakers and a microphone in order to use Microsoft Teams. A free smartphone version of this app is also available from the Apple Store or Google Play.

Basic Virtual Meeting Instructions

  • Join the meeting via the link or by phone.
  • After joining, stay muted to minimize background disruptions.
  • If you are recognized by the Chair to speak, unmute yourself and consider turning on the app’s video during your speaking time.
  • State your name, spell your last name, and make your comments in the specified time allowed. Say if you are in support, against, or undecided, and conclude when prompted.
  • To mute or unmute yourself on the phone, press *6. On the computer, use the microphone icon.
  • Please turn off your video after speaking. Remember, your image and background are made public.

Public Comments
The public may address the Planning Commission on MTFP agenda items. Please submit comments or sign up to speak at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting. All comments are made part of the public meeting record.

  • Submit comments on an item via email to mobility.planning@houstontx.gov.
  • You may also call the Planning Department at 832-393-6660. A staff member will take your comments, which will be included in the public record.
  • Speakers will be called on in the order of sign up and can speak for up to five minutes, as announced

Exhibits
If you have materials or graphic information for the Planning Commission to consider, submit it via email to mobility.planning@houstontx.gov 24 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting for it to be included in the final agenda packet.

Concluding the Virtual Meeting
Please hang up or disconnect to leave the meeting.

Additional Resources

 

Contact Information

Location:

City of Houston
Planning and Development Department
Transportation Planning
611 Walker Street, Sixth Floor
Houston, Texas 77002

Mailing Address:

City of Houston
Planning and Development Department
Transportation Planning
P. O. Box 1562
Houston, Texas 77251-1562

Staff Contacts:

Transportation Planning Division
Telephone: 832.393.6660
Fax: 832.393.6664
Email: mobility.planning@houstontx.gov