Stephen Heiny joined the Highway Safety Research Center in 2016 as a Junior Research Associate. He primarily works with the National Center for Safe Routes to School providing support for Walk and Bike to School Day planning and registration, research into youth active travel safety, and efforts to promote youth safety as part of Vision Zero. He also provides technical assistance, supporting the websites for both Walk and Bike to School Day and the National Center for Safe Routes to School.
Stephen holds a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill where he specialized in transportation planning. He completed his bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology at the University of Notre Dame.