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

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Recycled Tires Increase Longevity of Troup County, Georgia Road
Troup County, Georgia and The Ray are excited to announce that the Tom Hall Parkway paving project will use recycled tires mixed into the asphalt to increase road durability and reduce road noise.
Jul 10, 2017 1:30 PM ET
Safe Tires a First Step on the Road to Zero
If our nation is to eliminate preventable deaths everywhere, it will need to eliminate preventable deaths on the roads. We hope this can begin by using creativity and awareness to eliminate deaths on a stretch of highway southwest of Atlanta.
Jun 29, 2017 10:00 AM ET
The Solar Highway of the Future
As many of America’s asphalt and concrete roads crumble, solar pavement may offer a brighter future.
Jun 15, 2017 11:00 AM ET
Building a Sustainable 'Highway of the Future'
The long-term goal of The Ray is to build the world’s first sustainable road, a highway that could create its own clean, renewable energy and generate income by selling power to utility companies, while producing no stormwater runoff or other pollution and eliminating traffic deaths.
Jun 8, 2017 2:30 PM ET
How to Build an Infrastructure Inventory
A number of our Atlas cities – from El Paso, to New Orleans and San Diego – are looking for ways to use municipally owned spaces as testbeds for innovative infrastructure technologies.  Doing so will not only help them understand how solutions work locally and support economic development, but it will also create space to engage residents around otherwise invisible infrastructure. That...
May 17, 2017 1:30 PM ET