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Georgia's V2X Connected Interstate Adds Kia, Prepares for Connected Freight Operations

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The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), The Ray and Panasonic Corporation of North America have announced Kia as the OEM partner, supported by HATCI (Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc.), for the second phase of the collaborative vehicle-to-everything (V2X) infra-structure development project on The Ray Highway along Interstate 85 in West Georgia.

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The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), The Ray and Panasonic Corporation of North America have announced Kia as the OEM partner, supported by HATCI (Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc.), for the second phase of the collaborative vehicle-to-everything (V2X) infra-structure development project on The Ray Highway along Interstate 85 in West Georgia.

The Ray, CORE SC Announce Collaboration to Advance Clean Infrastructure Innovation for South Carolina

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South Carolina’s Center of Resilience Excellence (CORE SC) and The Ray have launched a formal partnership to collaborate on initiatives that will advance technology and innovation for South Carolina's transportation infrastructure; pioneering safe, sustainable and resilient design, and informing the roadways of the future. The partnership is focused on developing technology that prioritizes electrified and connected mobility, supports a restorative environment, and generates economic opportunity for the State of South Carolina.

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South Carolina’s Center of Resilience Excellence (CORE SC) and The Ray have launched a formal partnership to collaborate on initiatives that will advance technology and innovation for South Carolina's transportation infrastructure; pioneering safe, sustainable and resilient design, and informing the roadways of the future. The partnership is focused on developing technology that prioritizes electrified and connected mobility, supports a restorative environment, and generates economic opportunity for the State of South Carolina.

Ecocentricity Guest Blog: Driving the Future of Solar Roadways in Georgia

By: Jen Datka, Drawdown Georgia
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The state of Georgia has over 90,000 miles of public roads. Can you imagine a future in which those miles of asphalt could serve as a powerful climate solution by capturing solar energy?

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The state of Georgia has over 90,000 miles of public roads. Can you imagine a future in which those miles of asphalt could serve as a powerful climate solution by capturing solar energy?

Ecocentricity Blog: Making Magic

By: John A. Lanier
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Much like the oxygen and erosion control that trees offer to other organisms in their habitats, The Ray is helping to give life to other ideas. This was on display just this past week in the form of an exciting announcement from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

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Much like the oxygen and erosion control that trees offer to other organisms in their habitats, The Ray is helping to give life to other ideas. This was on display just this past week in the form of an exciting announcement from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

The Ray Announces Collaboration to Drive Transportation Innovation in Central Texas

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The Ray is taking its proven record of innovation and sustainability to Central Texas through separate signed charters with the Texas Department of Transportation Austin District, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and the City of Austin.

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The Ray is taking its proven record of innovation and sustainability to Central Texas through separate signed charters with the Texas Department of Transportation Austin District, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and the City of Austin.

Ecocentricity Blog: Fun With Blocks

By: John A. Lanier
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With photovoltaics, wildflowers under the panels, sheep grazing the grass, bee hives, and a female technician, the design is incredibly well thought-out. It looks amazing!

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With photovoltaics, wildflowers under the panels, sheep grazing the grass, bee hives, and a female technician, the design is incredibly well thought-out. It looks amazing!

The Ray and 3M Advance Transportation Safety & Vision Zero Through Innovative Partnership and New Road Tech Development

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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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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.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - February 2021

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

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

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

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February 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - 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.

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

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Southwire recently made a $10,000 match contribution issued to The Ray for Georgia Gives Day, securing a record-breaking year in contributions for The Ray’s Georgia Gives fundraising campaign.

Georgia Gives Day is an annual day of giving in Georgia, dedicated to giving back to philanthropies and nonprofit organizations. The campaign falls on the national Giving Tuesday holiday, the Tuesday following Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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