Sarah Goodyear

Cute Alert: A Seal Hits Rockaway Beach

We may have the Polar Vortex to thank for its adorable appearance on the shores of Queens.

A Compelling New Documentary Series About Today's Chicago

CNN's Chicagoland manages to capture the drama of running a city.

Mississippi College Towns Are Leading the Fight for Gay Rights

Even as the state considers discriminatory legislation, places like Starkville and Oxford are passing "inclusivity resolutions."

Bike-Share Hits Yet Another Snag in Portland, Oregon

The city planned to unveil its $4 million program in 2014. But Bixi's bankruptcy has officials reconsidering.

Mapping New York's Traffic Crashes

Twenty-three percent of the city's 2013 car-related fatalities occurred in just 5 percent of its neighborhoods.

A Clever Cargo-Bike Parking Solution

They make city-living much easier, but are a pain to park. Now, Copenhagenize Design Company might have a fix.

A San Francisco Woman Claims She Was Attacked for Wearing Google Glass

The latest in the ongoing anti-tech Bay Area class war.

Your Local TV News Station Would Like to Buy a Drone

A recent case in Connecticut is testing whether remote-controlled reporting could one day be a real option.

If a 6-Year-Old Can Help His City, Why Can't You?

An early candidate for the feel-good urban story of the year.

A New Attack on a Symbol of Racial Integration in Mississippi

Someone hung a noose around the neck of a James Meredith statue, prompting some soul-searching at the University of Mississippi.

Maybe This Is How You Sell Electric Cars to 'Real America'

This ad for the 2014 Cadillac ELR takes French-bashing to a whole new level.

One Key Thing That Sets the U.S. Apart From Other Cycling Cultures

In countries where bicycling is routine, people rarely wear helmets. In America, where automobiles dominate, pedalers sport protection.

How Simple Physical Activity Could Stave Off Depression

New research suggests a 20-minute walk a day could keep people much healthier.

How to Make Enemies: Unmask New York's Biggest Commuting Secrets

By posting signs about where to board for the easiest transfers, EPP hopes to make riding a little easier. But the MTA is not amused.

The Importance of a Giant Doughnut

Why Long Beach rallied to preserve a roadside icon.

2014's Endless Snow Has at Least Been Good for Transportation Nerds

Now is the winter of the "sneckdown." What's that even mean? Read on.

An Important Archeological Site Was Just Uncovered in Downtown Miami

It includes eight circles where buildings once stood and thousands of Native American artifacts.

New York's Cyclists Are Getting Better at Following the Rules

A new study suggests that the way people ride is changing – for the better.

New York Fights to Set Its Own Speed Limits

Right now, the city can't reduce speeds on pedestrian-heavy roads. But advocates are hoping to change that.