Communities are investing in pavement management as it has shown to improve road conditions. It has many benefits. Smoother well maintained roads reduce wear and tear on our vehicles. This also helps by improving gas mileage, thus reducing carbon emissions from cars. When implemented correctly this has been showen in communities that have implemented a pavement management system to reduce the overall budget needed to maintain our roads in a good condition once implemented.
Here is more information about payment management produced by the Massachusetts municipal Association and the federal highway administration:
Please watch a short clip from the USDOT Federal Highway Administration about pavement management: