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Strategic Action Plan Outcomes


These 10 outcomes make measurable progress toward achieving our strategic priorities. The following is a snapshot in time of our progress. The ODOT Strategic Action Plan explains each outcome in greater detail.

​Metric: By the end of 2023, ODOT will materially increase the hiring and retention of minorities, women and people who live with disabilities at all levels of the organization.​ 

Current status: making progress.


2021: Establish metric baseline and define time-bound targets.

2021: Implement new hiring practices:

2022: Train job interview panels.

2022: Strengthen ODOT training and intern programs.

2023​: Adopt agency-wide engagement survey and data use practices.

​Metric: By the end of 2023, one hundred percent of ODOT projects will apply ODOT's Social Equity Engagement Framework. 

Current status: making progress.


2021: Implement social equity engagement frameworks on 10 ODOT projects and programs throughout the state.

2021: Adjust frameworks to enable scaling agency-wide.

2022: Implement frameworks on 50% of ODOT projects and programs.

2023: Monitor framework use and make ongoing improvements to increase effectiveness and agency-wide use.​​

​Metric: By the end of 2023, begin to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from ODOT activities. 

Current status: making progress.​​


2021: Establish a carbon baseline for emissions from the construction of transportation projects.

2021: Identify alternative lower carbon materials and fuels and set emission reduction targets.

2021: Apply greenhouse gas emission standards in making ODOT investment decisions.

2022: Phase in lower carbon materials, fuels and construction practices; monitor and adjust.

2022: Adjust investment programs to invest in lower emission projects (e.g. bike, walk, transit).

​Metric: By the end of 2023, increase the percentage of agency funding dedicated to projects and programs that improve equitable access to walking, biking and transit. 

Current status: making progress.


2021: Develop baseline understanding of funding currently dedicated to walking, biking and transit.

2021: Develop and implement a funding prioritization process to existing pedestrian, bike and transit investments to im​prove access for marginalized communities.​

2022: Define a priority multimodal network to enable more strategic and equitable selection of future projects and programs.

2023: Integrate priority multimodal network needs into existing investment program prioritization.​​

​Metric: By 2023, begin making investments in the Portland region to reduce traffic congestion as defined by the average number of hours per day a driver experiences congestion.​ 

Current status: making progress.


2021: Develop a comprehensive congestion management plan and associated communications strategies.

2021: Develop and implement Bus on the Shoulder projects on segments of the I-5 and I-205 corridors in the Portland region.

2021: Start designing the I-205 Toll Project.

2022: Define a list of active traffic management projects for implementation on the state highway system in the Portland region.

2023: Begin construction on the I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project.​​

​Metric: By 2023, increase the total dollars given to BIPOC and women-owned businesses annually​. 

Current status: making progress.


2021: Analyze engagement with BIPOC and women-owned businesses to establish metric baseline information.

2022: Develop a comprehensive program to more effectively inform and engage BIPOC and women-owned businesses.

2023: Implement programming to inform about contracting opportunities.​​

​Metric: By the end of 2023, triple the number of electric vehicles on Oregon roads. By the end of 2025, expand statewide electric vehicle charging infrastructure by 10%. 

Current status: making progress.


2021: Assess needs, gaps and barriers for electric vehicle charging.

2022: Develop and pursue a plan to address electric vehicle charging infrastructure gaps.

2022: Identify funding sources to support broader transportation electrification.

2023: Provide technical assistance to support local jurisdiction charging.​​​

​Metric: By the end of 2023, ODOT will make advancements in projects that bring transformative technology to Oregon's Transportation System. 

Current status: making progress.


2021: ​Select and hire a connected vehicle data consultant to support road use charging.

2022: Hire vendor to implement an automated routing permit system.

2022: Develop and implement an integrated broadban​​d strategy.

2023: Upgrade 75% of ODOT-owned and maintained traffic signals.​​

​Metric: By 2023, complete identified critical actions to advance large-scale road usage charge capacity by 2026. 

Current status: making progress.


2021: Implement a manual reporting option for road use charging members.

2021: Continue outreach efforts to build public awareness about the need for sustainable transportation funding and to increase OReGo enrollment.

2023: Streamline point of sale enrollment at auto dealerships to facilitate the expansion of road usage charging.

2023: Deploy a connected vehicle ecosystem that supports large-scale RUC implementation.​​​

​Metric: By the end of 2025, increase total funding for all modes of Oregon's transportation system

​Current status: making progress.


2021: Develop a plan to close ODOT's budget gap by $140 million in the 2021-2023 biennium.

2022: Work with stakeholders to identify new transportation revenue options to propose to the 2023 Oregon Legislature.​

2023: Create a road map for c​losing the $720 million budget gap through 2027.​​

About this dashboard

This dashboard reflects an agency strategic action plan focused on continuous improvement. As our plan and ways to measure improvement evolve, these measures may change to reflect that work. For questions about this dashboard, or to provide feedback email us.

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