The Ray

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Green Infrastructure

New Solar-Powered EV Charging Station on I-85 in Georgia Delivers 300% More Power
The Ray, Donovan Energy, and ABB have partnered to upgrade the solar-powered electric vehicle charging station located at the visitor information center (VIC) located off Interstate 85 in West Point, Georgia. This station replaces the original solar-powered EV charging station that The Ray installed with Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia in 2015--the first in the Southeast.

Events, Media & Communications

The Ray’s Highway of The Future Experience at CONEXPO-CON/AGG
From March 10th through the 14th, The Ray is partnering with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) to bring The Ray to CONEXPO-CON/AGG, North America’s largest construction trade show, in Las Vegas.

Green Infrastructure

Georgia DOT, UGA and The Ray Test Alternatives to Traditional Land Management Strategies on I-85
Georgia Department of Transportation, The Ray, and the University of Georgia’s College of Environment + Design are pleased to provide a major update to the living vegetative lab spanning the diamond interchanges at Exit 6 on Interstate-85.

Green Infrastructure

First U.S. Solar Road Gets a Technical Upgrade - More Energy Production Expected
The Ray, the Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT), and international infrastructure innovator Colas have unveiled an upgraded version of the Wattway solar road at the Visitor Information Center located at Exit 1 on Interstate 85 in Southwest Georgia.

Green Infrastructure

“Connected Roads” Lane Markings on The Ray to Improve Driver Safety & Facilitate Safe Testing of Self-Driving Vehicles
The Georgia DOT, 3M and The Ray announced that all lanes of the 13 miles of Interstate 85, from the Georgia-Alabama border to Exit 13-LaGrange, are now marked with 3M’s Connected Roads All Weather Elements striping technology.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Liberty Tire Recycling to Match First $5,000 Donated to The Ray on Georgia Gives Day
Liberty Tire Recycling announced today that they will be matching the first $5,000 donated to The Ray on Georgia Gives Day, December 3, 2019.

Green Infrastructure

The Ray Receives Recognition and Accolades for Smart, Sustainable Highway in Georgia
Atlanta Magazine, The Shorty Awards and Newsweek honor the innovative P4 building the future highway, today.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

The Ray Selected in Newsweek’s Top 100 Smart City Partner - Momentum Awards
The Ray has been chosen as one Newsweek's Top 100 Smart City Partner Momentum Award winners. The Momentum Awards are an annual celebration of the people and cities propelling the world toward an environmentally sustainable, socially equitable, economically viable future of autonomous mobility and smart urban environments.


Energy Matters Radio: An Interview With the Ray C. Anderson Foundation
Harriet Langford, president of The Ray and trustee for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, and Phil Langford, trustee for The Ray and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation were recently interviewed on Energy Matters by Georgia Public Service Commissioner, Tim Echols.

Green Infrastructure

How Public-Private-Philanthropic Partnerships are Driving Transportation Technology
Funding for a project can be split between a government agency and a nonprofit organization. Together, the two can seek out a partner from the private sector to execute on the project. This blend of public and philanthropic capital combined with private-sector competencies and efficiencies makes for a novel way to address the changing transportation mobility issues that the country is facing.

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