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FedEx Inducted Into U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Hall of Fame

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has recognized FedEx as a Corporate Citizenship Hall of Fame inductee for our longstanding commitment to global citizenship. Our focus on sustainable transportation, global entrepreneurship, and delivering for good enables us to bring the full force of our unique capabilities to bear on helping communities around the world.  

UPS Reduces Emissions and Congestion in Denmark and Sweden With New Zero Emission eBikes

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January 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - UPS announced today that it has deployed five eBikes in Copenhagen, one in Stockholm and one in Aarhus as part of its global effort to improve the sustainability of its deliveries. As a result of these new alternative fuel vehicles being introduced, UPS operates three fewer 7.5-tonne diesel delivery vehicles in Denmark and one less diesel delivery vehicle in Sweden every day.

10 Years on: 74 Walk Friendly Communities Recognized through Road Safety Program Sponsored by FedEx

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C., August 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ —The Walk Friendly Communities program (WFC) recognized three U.S. cities for their commitment to prioritize pedestrians and create safe, comfortable and inviting places to walk. The Walk Friendly Community designations include a Platinum-level designation for Portland, Oregon, only the fourth community to receive that honor. Both Burlington, Vermont, and Bellevue, Washington, were recognized as Silver-level Walk Friendly Communities.

The Ray Joins World Class Sustainable Electrified Transportation Center

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The Ray is excited to announce a new partnership with Sustainable Electrified Transportation (SELECT) Research Center, led by Utah State University. As a member of SELECT, The Ray will join the nation’s leading researchers and experts across sectors,  including automotive OEMs, suppliers/manufacturers, civil engineering firms, departments of transportation and academia, in understanding and developing ways in which a fully electrified transportation ecosystem can be strategically and successfully piloted in the near future.

Ecocentricity Blog: Come on Down!

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I want to ask the exact same question of all of us, whether a gameshow contestant or just a normal person – why do so many people want a car?

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I want to ask the exact same question of all of us, whether a gameshow contestant or just a normal person – why do so many people want a car?

Non-Profit Donates Funds, Research Toward Improving Transportation

By Pamela Miller
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The Trustees of the Atlanta-based Ray C. Anderson Foundation have granted an additional $2 million to The Ray over the next two years, to fund important research, pilot projects and emerging technologies with the potential to shape the transportation infrastructure of the future.

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The Trustees of the Atlanta-based Ray C. Anderson Foundation have granted an additional $2 million to The Ray over the next two years, to fund important research, pilot projects and emerging technologies with the potential to shape the transportation infrastructure of the future.

From Davos to Hong Kong: Sustainable Transportation Systems Around the World

by Daniel Rosen
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As business leaders and heads of state congregate at Davos for the 2018 World Economic Forum to explore solutions to the world’s biggest challenges, they will come across an innovative new way to get around town—public bus transportation.  

The Ray to Present at Transportation and Expressway Authority Membership of Florida (TEAMFL) Annual Conference

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Two members of The Ray will make a presentation at the TEAM FL Annual Meeting, talking about sustainable infrastructure and the highway of the future.

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Two members of The Ray will make a presentation at the TEAM FL Annual Meeting, talking about sustainable infrastructure and the highway of the future.

Allie Kelly of The Ray to Speak at AIA NY's Viral Voices VI- Virtual Displacement

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Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray will be one of the panelists for AIA New York Chapter's "Viral Voices VI - Virtual Displacement" on Thursday, March 30th at the AIA Center for Architecture.

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Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray will be one of the panelists for AIA New York Chapter's "Viral Voices VI - Virtual Displacement" on Thursday, March 30th at the AIA Center for Architecture.

Maven Joins the City of Los Angeles in Expanding Sustainable Transportation Solutions

Maven to expand L.A. car-sharing and ridesharing services by introducing the Chevrolet Bolt Electric Vehicle to the fleet
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  • Starting in Los Angeles, Maven is collaborating with cities and municipalities to co-create smart transportation options that aim to enhance mobility, create jobs and ease parking and congestion.
  • Once fully deployed, more than 100 Bolt EVs will be available in Maven Los Angeles.
  • Bolt EV in Maven Los Angeles allows for nearly 250,000 all-electric miles per month.
  • Since launching in October 2016, Maven City car sharing in Los Angeles has seen an average of 56 percent member growth month-over-month.
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FACTS

  • Starting in Los Angeles, Maven is collaborating with cities and municipalities to co-create smart transportation options that aim to enhance mobility, create jobs and ease parking and congestion.
  • Once fully deployed, more than 100 Bolt EVs will be available in Maven Los Angeles.
  • Bolt EV in Maven Los Angeles allows for nearly 250,000 all-electric miles per month.
  • Since launching in October 2016, Maven City car sharing in Los Angeles has seen an average of 56 percent member growth month-over-month.

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