Sarah Goodyear

Sarah Goodyear has written about cities for a variety of publications, including Grist and Streetsblog. She lives in Brooklyn. She's also on Twitter.


I'll be seeing you

It's my last day as cities editor at Grist, but I hate to say goodbye.


Danish-style driving at Legoland California

Pedestrians! Transit! Street vendors! Are we in suburban America anymore?


A pop-up urban experiment: The BMW Guggenheim Lab

On Houston Street in New York, the BMW Guggenheim Lab hopes to incubate ideas and solutions for the modern urban world. What will come of it?


Mississippi cyclist hit twice by driver: Where is the accountability?

The case of Jan Morgan shows how far we have to go when it comes to protecting vulnerable road users.


Mayor of Vilnius takes out Mercedes parked in bike lane — with a tank [VIDEO]

Artūras Zuokas, the mayor of Vilnius, Lithuania, makes his point crushingly clear: Bike lanes are for bikes, not luxury vehicles.


Bikeshare makes for a Nice Ride in Minneapolis [VIDEO]

The bikeshare system in Minneapolis is only one year old, but already it's being counted as a big success.


Transportation and social justice: The sentence is in on the Raquel Nelson case

Could the case of a mother convicted of vehicular homicide for crossing the street with her son be a turning point for the rights of pedestrians and transit users?


Mother convicted in son’s street-crossing death speaks out on Today show [VIDEO]

Raquel Nelson, who faces three years in prison after her son was killed by a hit-and-run driver when they crossed the street, gives an interview to Ann Curry on the Today show.


Urban acupuncture for a healthier city

Small-scale green spaces -- not huge, expensive projects -- are a good way to heal our cities.