Is a Federal Government entity and represents the sectorial authority, responsible for promoting adequate transport and communications networks to contribute to services accessibility, and cope with globalization trends.
Its objective is to guarantee modern and adequate transport infrastructure to contribute to the sustainable growth of the country by providing competitive and quality services.
Is a Federal Government entity, head of the sector, responsible for planning, generating, coordinating, managing, and executing public policies related to land ordinance and urban development
This unit must guarantee a proper urban development to consolidate compact, productive, competitive, inclusive and sustainable cities.
The Ministry of Energy is the Federal Government entity responsible for controlling, managing and regulating Mexico’s energy resources, and establishing the national energy policy.
Federal government entity and sectorial authority responsible for establishing the necessary criteria and instruments to guarantee the protection, preservation, and use of natural resources, by developing an environmental policy that ensures sustainable growth.
Local authorities are responsible for providing public transport systems.
The Federal Government created the Program to Support Federal Massive Transport (PROTRAM) to assist in the structuring and development of urban transport projects, as well as to improve the states’ capability in the management of these type of projects. This Program is operated by FONADIN.
The Mexican Observatory of Public Transport (OMTP) is a tool offered by the National Infrastructure Fund and the Federal Program of Support for Massive Urban Transport (PROTRAM), which contains relevant information related to the current situation of urban transport projects that have the support of PROTRAM, in its different modalities by state entity as well as valuable demographic data.
SCT and SEDATU prepare medium and long term sectorial programs for the development of massive urban transport systems, based on the objectives and strategies defined by the National Development Plan and the National Infrastructure Program. The principal objectives of the National Urban Development Program are to: a) control the expansion of urban areas and consolidate cities to improve people’s quality of life; b) consolidate an urban development model, generating wellbeing, and ensuring social, economic and environmental sustainability; and, c) foster a sustainable mobility policy to increase the quality, availability and accessibility of urban displacement.
SCT and SEDATU identify urban projects to be developed in accordance with planning documents.
Local governments prepare, by themselves or by means of third parties, the necessary pre-investment studies and analysis, required for the development of new projects. FONADIN provides financing for this studies.
For projects that require federal funds, including those sponsored by local governments, SCT presents a registration application to the Investment Unit of the Ministry of Finance (whether funded with fiscal budget or by the National Infrastructure Fund or FONADIN).
The CIGFD will evaluate the projects that require the allocation of federal funds, and will decide its inclusion in the draft of the annual expenditure budget. Additionally, this commission will determine the prioritization of the projects based on: a) socioeconomic profitability; b) its impact in extreme poverty reduction; c) regional development, and d) concurrence with other programs and investment projects.
- Projects that require federal funds are authorized by by the House of Representatives.
- Projects with funding from FONADIN are authorized by the Fund.
The local governments are responsible for the promotion of the projects.
The bidding process is responsibility of the sponsoring local governments, and the process must be registered in CompraNet.
Different sources of funds are available for the projects, depending on their particular characteristics and their financial structure, including federal funds or PEF, and funds form FONADIN, BANOBRAS, commercial banks, institutional and private developers, and from institutional investors.
Execution and Operation
Carried out by the awarded operators and/or developers, under the surveillance of the sponsoring local governments, and according to contract terms.