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It doesn’t have a letter grade, exactly, like President Barack Obama‘s famous B+. But the city’s progress report for the first four years of its 2006 Comprehensive Plan, released Monday, does have some metrics. For example, out of 626 action items, 27 percent were “immediate short-term actions” slated to begin in 2008 and 2009—19 percent of those have been completed, and 26 percent have not started.
Still! That doesn’t tarnish the sense of accomplishment that beams from the report’s pages—it’s mostly a glossy, full-color resume to support Mayor Adrian Fenty‘s application for four more years in office. Luckily for him, it came out before the budget cuts that will likely slow down box-checking on the rest of those items, like the Sustainable Energy Utility that had its funding nearly disappear.
But take a look and see for yourself.