Sarah Goodyear

A Help-the-Homeless App That Isn't Just Lazy 'Clicktivism'

The creators of WeShelter “don’t want people to stop at tapping the button.”

Google's New Bike Plan Wants Silicon Valley to Be More Like Copenhagen

It envisions a connected, low-stress cycling network.

Where Your Old Electronics Go to Die (or Maybe Even Live Again)

Welcome to the Brooklyn e-waste warehouse of the Lower East Side Ecology Center.

It's Shockingly Common for New Yorkers to Blow Through Red Lights

A new study finds that one in 10 drivers do it.

The Dutch (Of Course) Just Mastered Bicycle Parking

This is what it looks like when bikes are treated the way cars are.

When Children Can't Breathe

Cities must take measures to protect their young residents from air pollution—now.

The Ultimate Map of New York's Mean Streets

A new visualization, based on NYPD numbers, shows just how hazardous the city is for pedestrians.

Toward the Peaceful Coexistence of Buses and Bikes

A design solution known as the “floating” bus stop is gaining attention in U.S. cities.

Mapping the New York That Once Was

An addictive new interactive project marries a vast array of archival photos with a detailed map of the city.

The Secrets to Philadelphia's Bicycle Success

For one thing: narrow, European-style streets.

Mapping New York's Irrepressible Gay Nightlife

The interactive project OUTgoing aims to map the history of New York City’s queer bars.

Is This the Mobile Food Cart of the Future?

In an intriguing deal with the city of New York, the company MOVE Systems will provide environmentally friendly food carts to vendors, rent free.

Why Salt Lake City Chose to Build the First Protected Intersection for Bicycling in the U.S.

“We looked at the entire range of possibilities, and this just made so much sense.”

Can This Ad Convince You to Change the Way You Drive?

New York's Vision Zero program targets reckless driving with a pair of jarring new public service campaigns.

For Bike-Share Equity, Convenience Is Key

New recommendations for building accessible systems suggest more stations in low-income neighborhoods—and more density in general.

Celebrating New York Landmarks, Both Saved and Lost

An illuminating new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York focuses on the legacy of historic preservation.

Yes, This Man Is Really Planning to Swim Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal for Earth Day

"It may be crazy to swim in the canal," says Christopher Swain. "But what's crazier is that the Gowanus Canal is so messed up."

How Livable Will Your Neighborhood Be as You Age?

The AARP's new “livability index” grades communities on seven resource areas that aging Americans will need.

The Steady Rise of Bike Ridership in New York

Advocates say the latest numbers are encouraging, but the city could still be doing more.