Articles by 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.
Virginia man is murdered after dispute over traffic calming
Stephen Carr wanted his street in suburban Virginia to be safer. He lobbied the state to have a speed hump installed. He was successful. And it may have gotten him killed.
New Jersey officials call temporary halt to new work on vital rail links
About 45 million New Jerseyans rode N.J. Transit trains last year. Does N.J. Gov. Chris Christie care about the future of the system that serves them?
A Portland group pulverizes pavement to make way for green space
Have you ever gotten so sick of the sight of asphalt that you just wanted to take a sledgehammer to it and start smashing? Meet Depave, the Portland, Ore., group that lives the dream. Since 2007, this all-volunteer squad of pavement-bashers has ripped the asphalt and concrete from 14 sites in the Portland area, making way for community gardens, sustainable schoolyards, and green space.
A shopping center tries to repel teens with the buzz of a powerful Mosquito
D.C.'s Gallery Place has gotten so fed up with teens lounging near the property that they've imported a device called the Mosquito to drive them off.