Articles about The Ray

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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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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The Highway Of The Future Might Someday Start In Georgia

Reprinted from TechTheLead

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.

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Georgia is paving the way for a high-tech, sustainable highway

Reprinted from Digital Trends

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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How The Ray is Building a Greener Highway

Reprinted from CNET Road Show

An environmental experiment along 18 miles of Georgia highway helps bring eco-friendly technology to pavement across the country.

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The Ray - The Smartest Road in the U.S. is Hidden Away in Rural Georgia

Reprinted from FutureCar

The Ray is a nonprofit foundation that is looking to make transportation safer and cleaner in the United States, one small patch of road at a time. We got a look at The Ray and the foundation's work during a press trip with automaker Kia. The South Korean automaker has a large presence in Georgia.

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