Articles about The Ray

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 (GDOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have announced that the public-private-philanthropic partnership (P4) has signed a formal charter that defines the parties full commitment to working in partnership on the living transportation innovation laboratory along 18 miles of Interstate 85, known as The Ray.

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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 GDOT, The Ray, FHWA to provide a proof of concept for potential state-wide deployment.

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The Ray is Featured in 11 Alive Series

Reprinted from: Plan G: How Georgians are taking control of the climate conversation

The Ray was featured in an 11 Alive Series focused on the climate conversation in Georgia along with farmers, pastors and coastal residents

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The Ray and Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners Partner to Further Transportation Innovation Combining Urban and Rural Settings

Peachtree Corners and The Ray Position Georgia as Transportation Innovation Powerhouse

The Ray and Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners, are excited to announce a partnership to further transportation innovation in Georgia.

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The Next Mile Podcast: Episode 2 - 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.

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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2019

Our May newsletter has just gone out. Be sure to check it out for all the latest news and opportunities to engage with the Foundation

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A Living Laboratory for Transportation Innovation - Clean Technica Interview with Allie Kelly

Reprinted from Clean Technica

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. Clean Technica recently interviewed Allie.

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Nation’s 1st Pollinator-Friendly Right-of-Way Solar Project Comes To 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.

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The Ray Wants You to Get Involved!

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Photovoltaics + Pollinators

Reprinted from Transportation Research Board Committee ADC 30 Newsletter

The Ray was recently highlighted in the Transportation Research Board Committee ADC30's Newsletter: Committee on Ecology and Transportation Newsletter

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