Sarah Goodyear, City & State

Sarah Goodyear

City & State

New York, United States

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  • City & State
  • CityLab
  • Mother Jones
  • Grist

Past articles by Sarah:

The Greatest Showman: Are Cuomo's projects just window dressing?

Step right up ladies and gentlemen, to see the unstoppable construction governor in action!See Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a tunnel under the Hudson River, kicking with his work boots at metal corroded by flooding from Superstorm Sandy! → Read More

To Fight Unwanted Tagging, Some New York Building Owners Are Turning to Graffiti Murals

A new book explores how property owners and mural artists are working together to deter unwanted tagging. → Read More

A Dysfunctional Bike Lane on Chrystie Street Raises Questions About New York's Commitment to Cyclists

An anonymous group called the "Transformation Department" is challenging the city to do better. → Read More

This Video of New Yorkers Stuck on a Subway Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity

A lot of videos people shoot in the New York City subway system are pretty grim. Riders regularly use their phones to capture fistfights, disgusting displays of personal hygiene management, blatant sexual harassment (I’m not going to link to those nasty dudes), and of course, rats. Lots and lots of rats. The other day, however, a little miracle happened on an E train that got stuck in the… → Read More

How Painting Sharrows on the Street Could Keep Cyclists Safer on Shared Oakland Roads

Oakland tries a makeover for the shared-lane marker. → Read More

The Robert Moses Vs. Jane Jacobs Opera Is Almost Here

It’s a love triangle—with both figures “vying for the love of the city.” → Read More

The Robert Moses Vs. Jane Jacobs Opera Is Almost Here

It’s a love triangle—with both figures “vying for the love of the city.” → Read More

The Robert Moses Vs. Jane Jacobs Opera Is Almost Here

It’s a love triangle—with both figures “vying for the love of the city.” → Read More

What Would a 'Cycling Utopia' Look Like?

Stephen Fleming’s Velotopia concept envisions a perfect bike city. → Read More

What Would a 'Cycling Utopia' Look Like?

Stephen Fleming’s Velotopia concept envisions a perfect bike city. → Read More

What Would a 'Cycling Utopia' Look Like?

Stephen Fleming’s Velotopia concept envisions a perfect bike city. → Read More

Car-Friendly Design, Not 'Pedestrian Error,' Is to Blame in Dallas Street Deaths

One city council member says it's time to stop blaming the victims and start addressing the real problem: car-friendly design. → Read More

Car-Friendly Design, Not 'Pedestrian Error,' Is to Blame in Dallas Street Deaths

One city council member says it's time to stop blaming the victims and start addressing the real problem: car-friendly design. → Read More

Car-Friendly Design, Not 'Pedestrian Error,' Is to Blame in Dallas Street Deaths

One city council member says it's time to stop blaming the victims and start addressing the real problem: car-friendly design. → Read More

A St. Louis County Landfill Fire Is Creeping Dangerously Close to a Radioactive Waste Site

The release of an emergency plan in case of “a catastrophic event” has locals understandably on edge. → Read More

San Francisco Debates a New Law That Would Allow Bike Riders to Yield at Stop Signs

A proposal to make San Francisco the first major city to adopt the so-called “Idaho stop” is under intense debate. → Read More

San Francisco Debates a New Law That Would Allow Bike Riders to Yield at Stop Signs

A proposal to make San Francisco the first major city to adopt the so-called “Idaho stop” is under intense debate. → Read More

The Backlash to Gentrification and Urban Displacement Has Inspired Its Own Backlash

Not everybody in the new wave of urban development is backing down. → Read More

Watch This Thirsty Parking Lot Drink 4,000 Liters of Water in 60 Seconds

Topmix Permeable concrete soaks up 4,000 liters in 60 seconds. → Read More

How Donald Trump Became the Ultimate Nativist Despite His Own Immigrant Roots

How the grandson of Friedrich Trump from Kallstadt, Germany, became the voice of U.S. anti-immigration policy. → Read More