The Ray

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Green Infrastructure

Vehicle-to-Everything and Connected Car Technology in Georgia
The newest and coolest (and safest) car on the market, the autonomous and connected car, is driving the future of advanced automobiles.

Green Infrastructure

Georgia Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration & The Ray Sign Charter, Formalize Initiative to Build Future Highways Infrastructure on Interstate 85
The Ray, Georgia Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration commitment to working in partnership on the living transportation innovation laboratory along 18 miles of Interstate 85, known as The Ray.

Green Infrastructure

Georgia’s I-85 Is Getting Intelligent Transportation Technology Powered by Panasonic to Improve Safety, Cut Congestion and CO2 Emissions
Georgia’s I-85 Is Getting Intelligent Transportation Technology Powered by Panasonic to Improve Safety, Cut Congestion and CO2 Emissions. CIRRUS by Panasonic at heart of state’s V2X pilot program, led by Georgia Department of Transportation, The Ray, Federal Highway Administration to provide a proof of concept for potential state-wide deployment.

Environment

Plan G: How Georgians Are Taking Control of the Climate Conversation
Local news rarely covers the climate. They're all over the weather, but they generally avoid going beyond. Climate, as a subject, is deemed too toxic, too politicized, too daunting - too depressing. It doesn’t have to be.

Green Infrastructure

The Ray and Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners Partner to Further Transportation Innovation Combining Urban and Rural Settings
The Ray and Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners, are excited to announce a partnership to further transportation innovation in Georgia.

Green Infrastructure

The Next Mile Podcast: Allie Kelly of The Ray
Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray shares information about how the The Ray is tangibly working toward reducing waste, increasing productivity, and transforming the everyday transportation experience for Americans.

Green Infrastructure

A Living Laboratory for Transportation Innovation — #CleanTechnica Interview With Allie Kelly
Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray, a non-profit organization which is the nation’s only publicly accessible, living laboratory for transportation innovation, has been announced as a featured speaker for the 2019 WTS Conference in Boston, May 15-17, 2019. With a vision to achieve equity and access for women in the transportation industry, WTS generates high-caliber professional opportunities for members through events and activities, networking opportunities, and unparalleled access to industry and government leaders.

Green Infrastructure

Nation’s 1st Pollinator-Friendly Right-of-Way Solar Project Moves Forward in Georgia
The Georgia Public Service Commission (Georgia PSC) has authorized funding for Georgia Power to construct, own and operate a one-megawatt solar array on Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) property at Exit 14 off Interstate 85, which is known as “The Ray.” Georgia will be the third state in the nation to utilize the grassy shoulder of an interstate highway, called the “right-of-way” (ROW), to generate solar energy. This unique project will pilot the use of native flowering plants as ground cover in test plots within the solar array, making Georgia the first in the nation to pilot pollinator-friendly, right-of-way solar.

Green Infrastructure

The Highway Of The Future Might Someday Start In Georgia
Georgia, somewhere to the edge of Alabama. That is where the living laboratory for the highways of the future might come to be, thanks to the Ray C. Anderson Foundation.

Green Infrastructure

Georgia is paving the way for a high-tech, sustainable highway
If you want to see what the highway of the future might look like, then you only need to drive down to Georgia. On an 18-mile segment of Interstate 85 — stretching from the city of LaGrange to the Alabama border, 67 miles from Atlanta — a consortium of government agencies, global companies, and academic researchers, along with the Ray C. Anderson Foundation are working together to build a smart roadway.

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