Stories by Jeff Turrentine
April 7, 2014
Can an IPCC report or a star-studded Showtime mini-series change the way people talk and think about climate change? Katharine Hayhoe urges her fellow climate scientists to ramp up their messaging game.
February 18, 2014
As high-speed rail stalls in California, could the Lone Star State be poised to put the country’s first bullet train on track?
February 6, 2014
The worst thing about Sunday’s huge #NJTransitFAIL after the Super Bowl? It erodes confidence in public transit to get the job done.
December 20, 2013
The cultural and environmental benefits of living in a walkable city.
December 10, 2013
David Lewis’s after-school job is saving the Chesapeake Bay, one baby oyster at a time.
October 28, 2013
What’s a neighborhood to do when public green space is the only thing harder to come by than affordable housing?
July 30, 2013
An Italian architect wants to bring nature to urbanites by putting maples and oaks on their high-rise balconies. Is it the future, or mere folly?
June 6, 2013
“Cheap” street parking isn’t really cheap. And “free” street parking is not free. Why don’t more cities treat that super-sweet parking space that just opened up as the valuable commodity it really is?
May 22, 2013
May 15, 2013
They’re all the rage among cities hoping to become the next Portlandia. But do streetcars lead to cool, dense, economically vibrant urban cores—or is it the other way around?
March 1, 2013
February 22, 2013
February 21, 2013
January 8, 2013