Global economic competition, metropolitan congestion, and global climate change are among the new dynamics that require new thinking in the nation’s transportation and development systems of the future. Did you know that the production and placement of asphalt pavements consumes less fuel and produces lower levels of greenhouse gases? According to a recent study, asphalt pavements require about 20 percent less energy to produce and construct than other pavements. 1 Less fuel consumption means less production of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. Also, since 1970, the asphalt industry has decreased total emissions from asphal
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