Seleta Reynolds is General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) appointed by the Administration of Mayor Eric Garcetti. She leads the department as well as the day‐ to‐day operations of this multi‐faceted organization with an annual budget of $526 million. LADOT’s 2,000 employees are responsible for managing over 6,500 miles of streets, 35,000 parking meters, and the most advanced traffic signal system in the country, with 4,500 signalized intersections. The department also serves over 26 million trips each year with our DASH and Commuter Express fleet, the second largest public transit operator in Los Angeles County; enforces parking laws; and facilitates over 2,000 special events each year. Ms. Reynolds is responsible for implementing Great Streets for Los Angeles, doubling the number of people riding bikes, a plan to reduce traffic fatalities, and expanding access to integrated transportation choices for Angelenos and the region.
Ms. Reynolds has over 17 years of experience planning, funding, and implementing transportation projects throughout the United States. Prior to accepting her current position, Ms. Reynolds served as a manager in the Livable Streets sub‐division at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, an Associate with Fehr & Peers consulting firm, and as the Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator for the City of Oakland. She is a past president of the Association for Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals, served on the Transportation Research Board Bicycle and Pedestrian Committees, the Steering Committee of the NACTO Urban Street Design Guide, as well as the WalkScore Advisory Board. Ms. Reynolds currently serves on the METRANS Advisory Board