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Can U.S. Highways Evolve After 60 Years of Stagnation?

Reprinted from Robynne Boyd's story on NRDC.org
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Cars are getting smarter—can’t the road get smarter, too? That’s the question Harriet Langford is trying to answer along an 18-mile stretch of Interstate 85 in western Georgia.

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Cars are getting smarter—can’t the road get smarter, too? That’s the question Harriet Langford is trying to answer along an 18-mile stretch of Interstate 85 in western Georgia.

Georgia Project Aims to Build Smarter Roads

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Cars are getting smarter and more sophisticated all the time, but the roads they drive on are still pretty much pavement. That’s slowly starting to change. States are turning highways into technology laboratories for everything from traffic management to environmental sustainability.

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Cars are getting smarter and more sophisticated all the time, but the roads they drive on are still pretty much pavement. That’s slowly starting to change. States are turning highways into technology laboratories for everything from traffic management to environmental sustainability.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter | November 2016

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The Ray Launches a New Website
What if we reimagine the way we connect our communities, our lives and our world? That’s the question we’re asking about 18 miles of I-85 – the stretch of interstate that connects Ray Anderson’s hometown of West Point, Ga. and the birthplace of his company Interface, LaGrange, Ga. We have a vision to make The Ray the most sustainable highway in the world.

Ecocentricity Blog: Credit Where Credit is Due

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No, we don’t get the credit. The Ray does. They have done the work (amazing work), and all the Foundation does is write the check.

Last week, I attended the Southeastern Council of Foundations Annual Meeting, a regional gathering of grantmakers of all types. It’s always a great event, primarily because of the network it offers, but also because of the two or three ideas I typically take away from the sessions or speakers. I heard a good one this year.

Georgia DOT Receives National Pollinator Roadside Management Award

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September 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) won the 2016 North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC) Pollinator Roadside Management Award, after being nominated by The Ray.

The award recognizes transportation agencies who lead the field in pollinator-friendly roadside practices, which can play a significant role in boosting pollinator habitat nationwide, including habitat for the imperiled monarch butterfly.

Talk with Green Guy Show - Allie Kelly of The Ray and Kim Cobb of Georgia Tech Earth Sciences

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of the "Talk with Green Guy" radio talk show on AM640 WGST and iheartradio in Atlanta.  

Shows air every Sunday at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

Georgia Department of Transportation Board Endorses Innovative, Safe and Sustainable Demonstrations on The Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway Paving the Way for Sustainable Transportation Innovation

The Ray Will Become a Proving Ground for Safer, Smarter Highway Mobility
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The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) State Transportation Board yesterday passed a resolution endorsing a project of The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, The Ray, to re-imagine our highway system into one that is safer and more sustainable.

The Ray, officially known as the Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway, is an 18-mile corridor on Interstate 85 that connects exits 1 and 18 – from West Point, Ga., to LaGrange Ga.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2016

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Foundation Awards Gray Notes Grants to The University of Georgia and Presidio Graduate School

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