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Moving the Needle Performance Report

Updated: February 22, 2021

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Performance Report

The 2019 Moving the Needle Performance Management Report is an online report available here. The report will be refreshed for 2020 data in May, 2021.

Older Performance Reports

View the 2017 Performance Report on the Reports & Studies page.

What is Moving the Needle?

The Moving the Needle Performance Management Report aligns SDOT's business activities with our vision, mission, and core values so that we can evaluate organizational performance against strategic goals. The 2019 digital release includes over 50 data-driven metrics and is the first update since the report was published in 2017.

The report includes outcome-based metrics weighted against their specific targets as well as some that are being tracked but do not yet have goals. Many are part of specific SDOT programs and are described in more detail in various publications, such as the Move Seattle Levy performance reports, the Seattle Transportation Benefit District Annual Report, and SDOT traffic reports.


Greg Spotts, Director
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Mailing Address: PO Box 34996, Seattle, WA, 98124-4996
Phone: (206) 684-7623

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