In the era of Covid, the effect of tobacco on health has proved to be even more dangerous. Some locales are responding by banning all smoking in public places.
Thoughtful policies, community engagement and decisive action will be required to hold on to recent gains in bike ridership post-pandemic.
Jacksonville has invested millions to repair and upgrade its sewage system, but with the state's population growth, the ageing network cannot keep up.
Both the city and the greater metro region are taking a comprehensive approach, combining new parks and urban greenery initiatives with big investments in alternative transportation.
Entrenched geographic gaps in heat readiness and resilience across the sprawling metropolis are making notions of climate equity a far-off goal.
Charities and businesses are coming up with innovative ways to assist people experiencing homelessness and others living in poverty during Covid-19.
Bigger parks are not necessarily better for public health, according to recent findings from Peak Urban. There's a strong case for focusing on smaller parks and gardens, especially those encouraging physical activity.