Why is IDOT Developing the Tool?
Transportation funding is limited and a majority of IDOT’s funds are allocated toward system maintenance projects. To increase transparency and select projects in an equitable manner IDOT began developing this Data-Driven Decision tool.
The Data-Driven Decisions Tool will enhance transparency in the project selection process and demonstrate why IDOT selects one project over another. Goals and selection criteria will allow IDOT to identify projects which provide the greatest benefit for the state, its residents, and supports the department's mission.
How is IDOT Developing the Tool?
IDOT is developing the tool with guidance from the following: