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

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Infrastructure Opportunity on The Ray: Solar Noise Barriers
The Ray is proud to release groundbreaking research on solar noise barriers in conjunction with Innovia Technology, a UK based innovation consultancy. The Ray’s research was conducted in parallel with the U.S. Department of Transportation Volpe Center.
Dec 19, 2017 12:30 PM ET
Let's Use the Right-Of-Way in a Smarter Way
By Matt Hickman Having a stretch of highway named in your honor is a big deal. But the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, the nonprofit family foundation dedicated to realizing the ...
Dec 5, 2017 10:30 AM ET
Kia Motors Makes Second Annual Co-Sponsorship Contribution to The Ray on Giving Tuesday
November 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) delivered a significant financial contribution to The Ray, Georgia’s living laboratory for transportation technology on Interstate 85, on Giving Tuesday. The $26,000 gift is the...
Nov 28, 2017 1:00 PM ET
Next to a Georgia Highway, This Plant Is Helping Fight Climate Change
This section of highway is a testing ground for more sustainable roadways. One solution: Replace the roadside grass with Kernza, a grain that sequesters more carbon and doesn’t require mowing or replanting.
Nov 22, 2017 9:30 AM ET
Farming on the Highway Shoulder
The Georgia Department of Transportation, The Land Institute, and The Ray have implemented a pilot demonstration on the right-of-way: perennial wheat farming. For the next three years, the pilot project, which uses KernzaⓇ perennial grain, will be monitored by The University of Georgia's Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Program Director and a Master of Landscape Architecture student from UGA...
Nov 17, 2017 3:00 PM ET