Asphalt is Safer
Asphalt is a non slippery surface whereas concrete can be very slippery, especially when wet.
Asphalt is fast
You can drive or walk on asphalt almost straight away whereas concrete can take up to 12 hours depending on application.
Asphalt is inexpensive to lay
Save $$$ - asphalt is almost half the cost of concrete
Asphalt is cheap to maintain
Asphalt repair costs are minimal but repairing concrete can be a major expense.
Asphalt is a porous surface
Asphalt is a porous product whereas concrete is not. This allows for better drainage and is less susceptible to cracking.
Asphalt does not need to be sealed
Asphalt is a finished product once laid whereas concrete needs to be sealed or stenciled depending on application.