Sarah Goodyear

Butchers & Bicycles

Finally, a Bicycle Ad That's as Sexy as One for a Car

In which we're told that riding a bike is cool and edgy and just might help you pick up some babes.

A New Census App Tells You Where You Should Be Living

Plug in key information about your preferences, and Dwellr will start looking for your new home.

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This Is Your Brain on Cars

Paul Salopek is sharing his insights during a seven-year walk around the world.

Geronimo Patton

After a String of Fires, Detroit's Heidelberg Project Vows to Rise From the Ashes

"We can't just let the destruction of a building stop the efforts that we have been making."

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A Horrifying Story of 'Stop and Frisk' Taken to Its Logical Extreme

Earl Sampson, 28, has been stopped 258 times, searched more than 100 times, and jailed 56 times ... in four years.

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A Beautiful Bike-Share Hack That You Can Wear

Would you buy this pendant made of gold-plated stainless steel?

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Maybe the 'Broken Windows' Strategy Could Cut Down on Traffic Deaths Too

Every 30 hours, a New Yorker is killed in a car crash. With the right approach, the NYPD could help bring that number way down.

Midtown Community Court

A Court That's More About Problem-Solving Than Punishment

New York City's Midtown Community Court is a national model for a different approach to dispensing justice.

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Despite Financial Concerns, Cities Are Doubling Down on Bike-Share

Revised funding models may eventually be needed, but there's little sign of a lack of commitment in places like Toronto and New York.

Watch This Video and You May Never Drive the Same Way Again

The parents of a 3-year-old killed while crossing the street speak out against distracted driving.

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The Fight to Save a Detroit-Area Urban Farm

An emergency manager wants to sell a beloved community garden to the highest bidder. Can organizers win their land?

People for Bikes

Selling the Public on Biking, Political-Campaign Style

The perception that biking is unsafe remains a major stumbling block in getting more people to ride.

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A Clever Way for New Yorkers to Give Bill De Blasio a Piece of Their Minds

Talking Transition is going to collect comments, suggestions, and kvetching from people across the city.

A 'Gateway Drug' for Better Bike Infrastructure

These interlocking tiles can be clicked together, without tools, to form temporary grade-separated cycle tracks.

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Who's Afraid of a Liberal New York Mayor?

Bill de Blasio's sweeping victory doesn't mean the country's largest city wants to turn back time.

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A Fascinating Geography of New York's 'Two Cities'

In some places, the city's real estate prices are soaring, but it's not true everywhere.

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America's Homeless Kids Crisis

The number of students without a home has hit a record high, according to new data from the Department of Education.

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Why Bike-Share Fans Should Be Concerned About a New Allegation in Minnesota

The financial woes of Montréal-based Bixi seem to be spreading, and a lot of questions remain.

5 Bold Ideas for Reinventing the Coastline After Hurricane Sandy

Rebuild by Design's innovative solutions for a future when rising sea levels reconfigure the East Coast beyond recognition.