Traci Ruth

Transportation Department
Title: Strategic Communications Division Manager
Phone: 602-506-8628
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Additional Roles

Traci Ruth is also Transportation's Public Information Officer.


Traci Ruth brings more than ten years' experience in transportation and construction communication to MCDOT, including serving as MCDOT's Communications Branch Manager since April 2015. Prior to working for MCDOT, Traci served as the Office Chief of Public Affairs for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in the San Francisco Bay area. Traci began her transportation career in Southern California as a Public Information Officer and Construction Liaison for Caltrans. Traci's experience includes:

  • Community outreach
  • Event coordination
  • Government relations
  • Media relations
  • Public involvement
  • Social media
  • Stakeholder outreach


Traci has a Bachelor's Degree in History from the University of Redlands and is a member of Women in Transportation, the International Association for Public Participation and the International Association of Business Communicators.


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