Goal 5: Earn public trust through transparency, improved communications
             and audit compliance.

  • 5.1       Strategy: Utilize multiple ways to facilitate interactive communication about SCDOT.
  • 5.1.1    Objective: Simplify the website to create a more user-friendly interface.
  •              Division Responsible: Information Technology & Communications.
  • 5.1.1.a  Measure: Revamping the website to focus on the core areas.
  • Target: By January 1, 2018, the website has been simplified to no more than 6 main buttons.


Webpage Updated
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  • 5.1.2      Objective: Launch Speaker's Bureau to provide forums for agency personnel to
                  provide updates directly to the public and our industry partners.
  •               Division Responsible: Communications.
  • 5.1.2.a   Measure: Number of public speaking engagements.
  • Target:  Between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018, SCDOT staff to engage in at least
                 100 speaking engagements.
  • 5.2        Strategy: Re-tool our existing reports to make them easier to understand.
  • 5.2.1     Objective: Simplify public reporting on the use of taxpayer dollars.
  •              Division Responsible: Finance.
  • 5.2.1.a  Measure: Statewide, District and County reports are published monthly
                 on the webpage.
  • Target: By January 1, 2018, the financial reports have been updated and are
                published monthly on the webpage.
Updated Reports Published
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  • 5.2.2     Objective: Develop an effective method for communicating how projects are prioritized.
  •               Division Responsible: Communications & Planning.
  • 5.2.2.a.  Measure: A simpler description of the process has been published on the webpage.
  • Target:  By January 1, 2018, a simpler description of the process has been published
                 on the webpage.
Updated Description Published
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  • 5.3          Strategy: Provide continuous assurance of audit compliance.
  • 5.3.1      Objective: Institute a process for providing verification that corrective
                  actions implemented as a result of an audit are continuous.
  •               Division Responsible: Internal Audit Services.
  • 5.3.1.a   Measure: Continuous management of a repository with regular updates,
                  including verified management action plans.
  • Target:   By January 1, 2018, a repository has been created and regular verification
                  procedures established for assurance to responsible SCDOT leadership.
Repository Created
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