Roadways http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6616/more en Iowa gas tax hike fuels local road infrastructure http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/iowa-gas-tax-hike-fuels-local-road-infrastructure <div class="node-body article-body">A 2015 gas tax increase has greatly aided state and local road construction across Iowa.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/iowa-gas-tax-hike-fuels-local-road-infrastructure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/iowa-gas-tax-hike-fuels-local-road-infrastructure#comments Roadways Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:38:00 +0000 80291 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The Rock Island Centennial Bridge in Davenport, Iowa. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rock_Island_Centennial_Bridge_2012.jpg">WIkimedia Commons</a>.</p> Smarter streetlights http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/smarter-streetlights <div class="field-byline"> Thomas Cook </div> <div class="field-deck"> Upgrading streetlights to smart LEDs is a no-brainer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Upgrading streetlights to smart LEDs is a no-brainer. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/smarter-streetlights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/smarter-streetlights#comments Energy Efficiency Roadways Mon, 30 Oct 2017 17:47:00 +0000 80031 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>LED post top lights with motion sensors and smart controllers at U.C. Davis, California.&nbsp;</p> One car family: the next frontier in transportation http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/one-car-family-next-frontier-transportation <div class="node-body blog-body">Nick Helmholdt, acting director of comprehensive Planning at the Chatham County - Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission, explains why supporting one car families is important for local governments.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/one-car-family-next-frontier-transportation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/one-car-family-next-frontier-transportation#comments Roadways Viewpoints Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:24:00 +0000 79251 at http://americancityandcounty.com Charleston County sues South Carolina state government bank over highway completion http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/charleston-county-sues-south-carolina-state-government-bank-over-highway-completion <div class="node-body article-body">A decade-long, unfinished highway construction project culminating in a state bank's vote to scrap the project has led a South Carolina county to sue the bank for breach of contract. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/charleston-county-sues-south-carolina-state-government-bank-over-highway-completion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/charleston-county-sues-south-carolina-state-government-bank-over-highway-completion#comments Roadways Mon, 31 Jul 2017 17:24:00 +0000 78861 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Street in Charleston, S.C. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:King_Street,_Charleston,_South_Carolina.png">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Apps streamline parking process for city residents http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/apps-streamline-parking-process-city-residents <div class="node-body article-body">Several cities are partnering with private companies to develop smartphone apps that make paying for parking a breeze for citizens.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/apps-streamline-parking-process-city-residents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/apps-streamline-parking-process-city-residents#comments Roadways Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:17:00 +0000 78091 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Street parking in Asbury Park, N.J. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Steinbach_building_Asbury_Park_NJ1.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Officials move quickly to minimize danger in Atlanta highway collapse http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/officials-move-quickly-minimize-danger-atlanta-highway-collapse <div class="node-body article-body">First responders, construction crews, state and city officials worked feverishly and continue doing so to mitigate fallout from a major highway overpass collapse in Atlanta. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/officials-move-quickly-minimize-danger-atlanta-highway-collapse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/officials-move-quickly-minimize-danger-atlanta-highway-collapse#comments Emergency Management Roadways Mon, 03 Apr 2017 16:47:00 +0000 76921 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Georgia Department of Transportation crews work on demolition of the collapsed portion of Interstate 85. Image via Georgia Department of Transportation.&nbsp;</p> A tale of three cities http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/tale-three-cities <div class="field-byline"> Michele Ostrove </div> <div class="field-deck"> Smarter approaches to parking boost revenue and facilitate economic development </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Smarter approaches to parking boost revenue and facilitate economic development.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/tale-three-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/tale-three-cities#comments Roadways Smart Cities Mon, 06 Mar 2017 01:29:00 +0000 76371 at http://americancityandcounty.com The 50 most traffic-congested cities in America http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/50-most-traffic-congested-cities-america <div class="node-body gallery-body">Connected car services company INRIX analyzed congestion in 1,064 cities across 38 countries to determine the cities with the highest traffic congestion. We've included the 50 most congested American cities here; is your city on the list?</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/50-most-traffic-congested-cities-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/50-most-traffic-congested-cities-america#comments Roadways Bonus Content Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:39:00 +0000 76241 at http://americancityandcounty.com Snow, salt and sustainability http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/snow-salt-and-sustainability <div class="node-body article-body">Local governments are working to become more sustainable – in both economic and environmental terms – when it comes to snow and ice control.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/snow-salt-and-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/snow-salt-and-sustainability#comments Fleets Roadways Wed, 28 Dec 2016 18:27:00 +0000 75171 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A salt spreader clearing roads in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.</p> Governments buy new equipment, technology to deal with impending snow http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/governments-buy-new-equipment-technology-deal-impending-snow <div class="node-body article-body">Winter is coming, and cities, counties and states across the U.S. are buying more snow-removal equipment and using technological means to bolster their snow removal programs and related public communications. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/governments-buy-new-equipment-technology-deal-impending-snow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/governments-buy-new-equipment-technology-deal-impending-snow#comments Communications Roadways Tue, 13 Dec 2016 20:14:00 +0000 74911 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A Buffalo, N.Y. neighborhood after a snowstorm. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Snowfalo.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p>