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Strategic Direction 2023

The Austin City Council adopted a strategic direction on March 8, 2018, guiding the City of Austin for the next three to five years. Austin Strategic Direction 2023 outlines a shared vision and six priority Strategic Outcomes:

Together we strive to create a complete community where every Austinite has choices at every stage of life that allow us to experience and contribute to all of the following outcomes:

  • Economic Opportunity and Affordability: Having economic opportunities and resources that enable us to thrive in our community.
  • Mobility: Getting us where we want to go, when we want to get there, safely and cost-effectively.
  • Safety: Being safe in our home, at work, and in our community.
  • Health and Environment: Enjoying a sustainable environment and a healthy life, physically and mentally.
  • Culture and Lifelong Learning: Being enriched by Austin's unique civic, cultural, ethnic, and learning opportunities.
  • Government That Works for All: Believing that city government works effectively and collaboratively for all of us - that it is equitable, ethical and innovative.

Austin Strategic Direction 2023PDF
6 Priority OutcomesPDF
Measures and StrategiesInteractive
Strategic Performance DashboardInteractive