Sarah Goodyear

Cyclists Aren't 'Special,' and They Shouldn't Play by Their Own Rules

The days of the outlaw bicyclist are over.

Powering Ohio Schools With Wind Energy

Building wind turbines isn’t cheap. But it will mean about $100,000 in energy savings each year for two small towns.

Putting Inner City Students on a Path to High-Paying Jobs, For Real

How and why Citizen Schools' "apprenticeships" are working.

How to Make Your Town Into a Bike-to-School Mecca

A contest in Ohio gets 4,000 kids biking more than 52,000 miles, while keeping roughly 57,292 pounds of carbon dioxide out of the air.

If Martin Amis Is Actually Tired of Brooklyn, He's Probably Barely Seen It

Stop stereotyping the borough and start actually exploring it, you ninnies.

A Funeral Car Named 'Descanso,' or, When Death Rode the Rails in America

In the first decades of the 20th century, if you died in a city, you may have traveled toward your final resting place via public transit.

Stepping Up to Restore Cincinnati's Neglected Pedestrian Stairways

The city says it can't afford to maintain them. Can private citizens make up the difference?

The World's Top 20 Cycling Cities

No American cities made the annual ranking, put together by Copenhagenize Design Co.

Domestic Violence Survivors Who Call the Cops Risk Eviction in Some Places

Some cities require landlords to evict tenants who call 911 3 times within 4 months. The rule puts women in grave danger.

Building a Bike and Pedestrian Lobby With Teeth

New York advocates for safer streets form a PAC to influence city elections.

What's a Bike Good For? Churning Ice Cream, Apparently

A store in downtown Los Angeles sells only pedal-churned frozen treats.

New York's Mayoral Hopefuls Highlight Their Green Bonafides

At a forum last night, 8 of the city's 9 candidates tried to sell the crowd on their passion for sustainability (even biking!).

Walking May Help Prevent Dementia In Seniors, If Only They Could Do It Safely

And so our society's mixed messages continue.

New York Tries Out Bike Parking Corrals to Protect Separated Bike Lanes

A corral with enough room for 16 bicycles replaces a single car parking space.

Light in the Darkness: Messages of Hope From Around the Country

"We thought in this moment it was important show solidarity as caring human beings."

In 1894, the 'New Woman' Was a Bicyclist Who Changed History

A documentary details the story of Annie "Londonderry" Kopchovsky, who rode around the world on two wheels in 15 months.

If Other Cities Are Demolishing Skywalks, Why Does Cleveland Want a New One?

The fight against outmoded 20th-century infrastructure.

Vote for Your Favorite City-Changing Bike Proposal

A smart-card-operated storage system and an online anti-theft mapping platform are among the big ideas.

New York City Has a Costumed Characters Problem

A Cookie Monster gone rogue may finally precipitate a crackdown in Times Square.