Articles about The Ray

The Ray and 3M advance transportation safety & Vision Zero through innovative partnership and new road tech development

The Ray and 3M have announced the expansion of their partnership and ongoing work to improve transportation safety and help save American lives by advancing innovation and exciting technologies in the transportation sector. The collaboration, which began in 2018, has targeted existing and potential future opportunities to modernize ubiquitous road infrastructure to enable the predictable and safe operation of connected and autonomous vehicles.

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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - February 2021

Quarterly Newsletter of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation

The Foundation has just published its quarterly newsletter. Ray Anderson always said, "Brighten the Corner Where You Are."

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Georgia DOT, UGA and The Ray Break Ground on Latest Meadow-Research Installation

Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT), The Ray and the University of Georgia’s College of Environment + Design (UGA CED) are pleased to announce Phase 2 of their meadow-research plantings on The Ray Highway, at the Exit 6 median alongside I-85’s northbound lanes. The purpose of the research is to establish innovative uses that beautify and improve the utilization of Georgia’s highway corridor.

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The Ray and Southwire Announce Partnership to Enhance Energy & Highway Infrastructure

Southwire recently made a $10,000 match contribution issued to The Ray for Georgia Gives Day. Southwire’s donation launched a larger, ongoing partnership between the two Georgia-based organizations to continue their sustainability goals and find innovative solutions to power our nation’s transmission grid and distribution of renewable energy.

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The Ray is Hiring a Communications Intern

The Ray is seeking an intern to assist in communicating the goals and accomplishments of the organization and its demonstration projects.

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Peachtree Corners Smart City and The Ray Install USA’s First Road Surface Solar Panels on Autonomous Vehicle Lane

Peachtree Corners – the nation’s first smart city environment powered by real-world infrastructure and next-generation connectivity – today unveiled the city’s new solar roadway system which produces energy for a solar-powered EV charging station located at city hall. The installation also marked the first road surface-powered solar panels to be activated in a United States city.

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The Ray Partners with ITS America and WTS International Foundation to create Mobility XX

Increasing Opportunities and Interest for Girls and Women in Tranportation Careers

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USTMA, The Ray and University of Missouri Announce Research Partnership

Project to Assess Knowledge on Environmental Impact, Benefits of Rubber Modified Asphalt

The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), in partnership with The Ray, has announced a research project to assess and compile existing research on the performance, environmental impacts and benefits of using ground tire rubber (GTR) in asphalt. The compiled research will result in a state of knowledge report that outlines existing research and identifies data gaps in the use of ground tire rubber in rubber modified asphalt.

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The Ray Leads the Way in Right-of-Way Solar Energy

The Ray has partnered with the Webber Energy Group at the University of Texas, Austin to create the nation’s first-ever solar mapping tool!

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Infrastructure Opportunity: HVDC on Interstate Roadsides

Modernized energy grid will accelerate electrified transportation

Ground-breaking research published in collaboration today by The Ray and Innovia Technology, and NGI Consulting, document the vast efficiency, economic, societal and environmental benefits of installing modern, high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission lines and localized micro-grids on interstate roadsides.

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