Check out this op-ed from Nick Heimann, a Colorado School of Public Health student at Colorado State University. In an article featured in the Fort Collin’s newspaper The Coloradoan, Nick discusses the importance of the built environment and how streets should be safe and easy to navigate, regardless of whether you are driving, biking, or walking.

Nick has been working toward his MPH in the Physical Activities and Healthy Lifestyles concentration. He is also a member of the University of Colorado Health’s “Built Environment Working Group” (BEWG), and a Fort Collins Bikes program intern.