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Gray Notebook 61

2015 Corridor Capacity Report

New and Noteworthy

Governor Jay Inslee has proclaimed May 31, 2016 Gray Notebook Appreciation Day in honor of the publication's 15th anniversary. The Gray Notebook is the longest continuously-published comprehensive performance report of its kind in state government - informing Washingtonians of the state of transportation and how their tax dollars are used. Read the proclamation for more details (pdf 139 kb).  

The number of pedestrian and bicyclist traffic fatalities in Washington increased from 85 in 2014 to 100 in 2015 (data for 2015 is considered preliminary). Read more about this in Gray Notebook 61's (pdf 4.0 mb) Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Annual Report.  

The Gray Notebook also includes annual reports on Safety Rest AreasTravel Information, Noise Quality, Wetlands ProtectionCVISN and Transportation Economic Update and many other quarterly reports focused on performance.

Additionally, the Gray Notebook Lite - the condensed version of the Gray Notebook - is now available in a smartphone- and tablet-friendly format. Access the mobile-friendly GNB Lite for featured excerpts and charts and graphs from Gray Notebook articles, providing a brief overview of the highlights from the quarter.

WSDOT's 2015 Corridor Capacity Report is the agency's 14th annual statewide analysis of multimodal capacity and system performance which includes interactive maps that allow readers to explore each corridor studied in the report.  

According to Governing Magazine, WSDOT is the "gold standard" in government performance reporting. Our performance reports are transparent, credible and accurate.

Performance, Publications and Resources

WSDOT is a recognized leader in providing accessible, transparent, credible and accurate performance reports on agency programs and projects. The Gray Notebook and Corridor Capacity Report are just two examples of this work. WSDOT is a partner in state and federal performance initiatives. Read more about performance, publications and resources. 

The Gray Notebook

The Gray Notebook (pdf 4.0 mb), WSDOT’s primary transportation system performance report is now available
for the quarter ending March 2016.
Read more about the Gray Notebook.

Congestion Reporting and the Corridor Capacity Report

WSDOT’s 2015 Corridor Capacity Report informs readers about the state of congestion and transportation capacity in Washington state. Learn more about congestion reporting. Read the latest Corridor Capacity Report (pdf 8.9 mb).

MAP-21 Performance Management

In July 2012, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) became law. WSDOT is tracking the release of MAP-21's proposed rules and has created a webpage featuring folios and other resources.

Performance Story Maps

A performance reporting gallery features some of the story maps that illustrate WSDOT performance. Click here to visit the gallery 

Gray Notebook
 60 features two interactive online maps that showcase WSDOT’s work around the state and include graphs and data as well as links to additional online resources.