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Rutgers University: How Roads Can Help Cool Sizzling Cities

Aug 06, 2019 - Targeted News Service

[TNSscienceresearch] -- Rutgers University issued the following news:

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- Rutgers-led study shows permeable concrete pavement can benefit the environment

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Special permeable concrete pavement can help reduce the "urban heat island effect" that causes cities to sizzle in the summer, according to a Rutgers-led team of engineers.

Their study appears in the Journal of Cleaner Production.

Impermeable pavement made of concrete or asphalt covers more than 30 ...