Cities Save on Traffic Control Products with New U.S. Communities Contract

March 19, 2014

By Marc Shapiro

NLC is pleased to announce that TAPCO (Traffic & Parking Control Co., Inc.) has been awarded a three-year contract to provide traffic control products and solutions through U.S. Communities, NLC's national purchasing cooperative.  This exclusive contract was awarded through a competitive solicitation process conducted by lead public agency Barron County, Wisconsin and is eligible for use as of March 1, 2014.

“TAPCO was selected in a competitive solicitation process based on their proposal, offering a comprehensive range of traffic and parking related products and systems,” said Mark Servi, Highway Commissioner, Barron County, WI and President of NACE (National Association of County Engineers). 

Through the new contract, registered users of U.S. Communities will benefit from a full-suite of traffic, parking and safety products and services to help drive efficiencies and make roadways safer.

TAPCO provides over 12,000 discounted products along with custom solutions and services to meet city traffic and safety needs, including:

  • Intelligent Warning System (IWS) - Solar & Wirelessly Activated Products
  • Parking & ITS Solution
  • Industrial Traffic and Safety Products
  • Apparel and Personal Safety - High Visibility items and Accessories
  • Work Zone Products
  • Traffic Items and Pavement Marking - Striping Items
  • Delineators & Markers
  • Signs and Accessories
  • Digital Sign Making, Accessories and Equipment
  • Posts, Poles, Bases and Anchors
  • Streetscape Decorative Products

To learn more, register for a complimentary one-hour webinar.

Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
1:00 p.m. Eastern / 10:00 a.m. Pacific

Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014
11:00 a.m. Eastern / 8:00 a.m. Pacific

Additional information on the new traffic control products and solutions contract may be found at

U.S. Communities is the only government cooperative purchasing organization founded and sponsored by National League of Cities (NLC), National Association of Counties (NACo), Association of School Business Officials, International (ASBO), The Institute for Public Procurement (NIGP) and U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM).

For more information about U.S. Communities, contact Marc Shapiro at  or visit