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Bridget Smith

Title: Chief of Staff & Assistant General Manager, LADOT
NACTO Title: Speaker, Designing Cities Conference
Bridget Smith

Bridget Smith, P.E. came to the City of Los Angeles in July of 2015 from the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento and consulting, where she had over 25 years of experience in transportation planning and engineering, organizational management, and public finance. Bridget began her career designing traffic signals and major roadways before moving to the public sector where she started an award-winning traffic calming program in Sacramento and launched California’s first red light automated safety enforcement program, one of the Nation’s first pedestrian programs, and traffic calming in San Francisco. She currently serves as Chief of Staff for the Department of Transportation (LADOT.) Bridget’s duties include overall management and tracking of our Strategic Plan, delivering the new programs and positions envisioned in the budget, and leading the third and fourth pillars of our strategic plan, which focus on making LADOT a great place to work and providing excellent customer service.

P.E. Civil, Traffic: P.T.O.E.
B.S. Civil Engineering, UC Berkeley