Roadways en One car family: the next frontier in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Roadways Viewpoints Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:24:00 +0000 79251 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Roadways Mon, 31 Jul 2017 17:24:00 +0000 78861 at <p>Street in Charleston, S.C. Image via <a href=",_Charleston,_South_Carolina.png">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Apps streamline parking process for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Roadways Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:17:00 +0000 78091 at <p>Street parking in Asbury Park, N.J. Image via <a href="">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Officials move quickly to minimize danger in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Emergency Management Roadways Mon, 03 Apr 2017 16:47:00 +0000 76921 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Roadways Smart Cities Mon, 06 Mar 2017 01:29:00 +0000 76371 at The 50 most traffic-congested cities in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Roadways Bonus Content Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:39:00 +0000 76241 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fleets Roadways Wed, 28 Dec 2016 18:27:00 +0000 75171 at <p>A salt spreader clearing roads in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.</p> Governments buy new equipment, technology to deal with 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Communications Roadways Tue, 13 Dec 2016 20:14:00 +0000 74911 at <p>A Buffalo, N.Y. neighborhood after a snowstorm. Image via <a href="">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Litigation: You be the judge <div class="field-byline"> Beth D. Fleming </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Procurement professional Beth Fleming reflects on the significance of the fiscal and legal obligations that public procurement officials honor each day.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contracts Finance Fiscal Management Roadways Negotiating Purchasing & Procurement Public Works Proposals & Bids Mon, 03 Oct 2016 20:50:00 +0000 73621 at LED street lamps deliver uniform lighting (with related video) <div class="node-body article-body">Choose from three models of RSW LED Street Luminaires that deliver comfortable, uniform and dark-sky friendly LED lighting for roadway applications.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buildings & Facilities Energy Efficiency Green Roadways Public Works Mon, 03 Oct 2016 14:58:00 +0000 73581 at <p>In the photo: a closeup of the RSW LED Street Luminaire.</p>