Heidi Goedhart works as the Active Transportation Planning Manager in the UDOT Planning Division. Heidi is originally from Idaho but transplanted to Salt Lake City ten years ago with her bicycle at her side. Since then, she has developed a passion for active transportation and its many environmental, economic and social benefits. Heidi completed her undergraduate degrees in Environmental Studies and Urban Planning. She also holds a Master of City and Metropolitan Planning from the University of Utah. She specialized in Smart Growth and Transportation and has a Graduate Certificate in Urban Design. In 2013, Heidi turned in her car keys and became a full-time bicycle commuter which has opened her eyes to the benefits and challenges active transportation users face. She aspires to help design and cultivate transportation options that support resilient urban environments that focus on health, activity and wellness.