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Laura Rubio-Cornejo

Title: General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Transportation
NACTO Title: NACTO Vice President
Laura Rubio-Cornejo

Laura Rubio-Cornejo joined the City of Los Angeles in 2023 as General Manager of the Department of Transportation, bringing with her extensive experience in municipal, regional and state government. As the General Manager, Laura leads a multi-disciplinary department responsible for advancing the safe and efficient multi-modal movement of people and goods within the City. As the agency that leads transportation planning, project delivery, and operations for the City of Los Angeles, LADOT works to ensure that all people in Los Angeles have access to safe and affordable transportation choices that treat everyone with dignity and support vibrant, inclusive communities.

Prior to joining the City of Los Angeles, Laura served as the Director of Transportation for the City of Pasadena and as Deputy Executive Officer of Countywide Planning with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro).

Laura received a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College. During her downtime, you can find Laura lost in a good book, shuttling her kiddos from one event to another or enjoying a nice dinner with her husband and friends