The Ray

The Ray

News and information about The Ray, Georgia's restorative, sustainable highway of the future.

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Generating Power From the Roads
As scientists and companies work on cleaning up cars, there’s also a team developing new technology along a road in rural Georgia in the United States, with the aim of making a truly sustainable highway. The Ray, an 18-mile stretch of road near the Alabama border, is a “living laboratory” where eco-friendly projects are being tested. We...
Aug 1, 2018 9:30 AM ET
Using Roads to Make Power and Toilet Paper
A highway in Georgia is being used as an experiment to try out alternative uses for roads.
Jul 18, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Meet Georgia's Solar Road
By Adina Solomon More than 164,000 miles of highway stretch across the U.S., enough to circle the world 6.5 times. But only 18 miles of it endeavors to become the world's first sustainable highway. The Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway, or "The Ray" for short, is a section of Interstate 85 in southwestern ...
Jul 17, 2018 11:30 AM ET
TOTO Donates Low Flow Toilets to The Ray
TOTO is excited to be part of the vision of sustainability that Ray C. Anderson Foundation has for the world, and the company recently donated and installed 15 low flow toilets and flush valves at the Georgia Visitor Information Center (VIC) located on The Ray.
Jul 6, 2018 9:30 AM ET
Right of Way (ROW) Owners Allow the Bees to Tell Their Stories
There are so many utilities and other right-of-way owners out there that are providing a commendable contribution to the environment and conservation, but the sustainability focus always seems to be on the "bigger" concerns, such as emissions or larger animals that people can relate to like a sweet manatee or a cute cougar cub. All of the good things that happen with right-of-way vegetation...
Jul 5, 2018 9:30 AM ET

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