5 tech-related inspirations from VERGE 17

The GreenBiz team produces VERGE events to build connections between the realms of technology and corporate sustainability. An array of evolving tools are discussed, debated and demonstrated onstage and in

The Ray proposing beautification project for I-85’s exit 13 in LaGrange

Representatives from The Ray are proposing a $1 million beautification project at Exit 13— the Whitesville Road exit, on I-85. Exit 13 is where Great Wolf Lodge will be located and is

Georgia infrastructure initiative proposes I-85, Exit 13 beautification in Troup County

The Exit 13 proposal includes a water feature with six jets and colored lights, along with boulders, ornamental grass, and existing vegetation including pine trees and oaks. “We want to create

The Ray prepares for Troup Co. growth

Much has changed in just over three years since The Ray beautification and energy efficiency project was proposed for the section of Interstate 85 that passes through Troup County. The

A Father’s Sustainability Legacy

How two daughters turned a $50 million charitable foundation into a showcase for sustainable business—in Dad’s memory. In September 2011, one month after Ray C. Anderson died, his two daughters—Mary

The Ray is featured on America’s Web Radio – The Business Hour

Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray was recently interviewed by Rob Comacho on America’s Web Radio: The Business Hour. Click here to hear the full interview.

Pay Attention to The Ray, urges WheelRight’s John Catling

Reprinted from World Highways Development of a connected and sustainable highway needs dedicated leaders within institutions, companies and governments. Europe should take heed of The Ray initiative in the US,

In rural Georgia, state builds high-tech ‘highway of the future’

Reprinted from AJC.com Government, companies, foundation collaborate on The Ray. Just past the Alabama border, in a bit of rural Georgia filled with manufacturing plants and distribution warehouses, there’s an

Here’s what a sustainable highway might look like

Reprinted from Jose Fermoso’s article on GreenBiz If you want to see the future of transport in action, you might expect to tour a Silicon Valley research and development lab.

Safe Tires a First Step on the Road to Zero

Reprinted from National Safety Council’s Safety First Guest Blog by Anna Cullen Innovative technology on a stretch of Georgia highway aims to save lives. If our nation is to eliminate preventable deaths

Seven audacious ideas to reverse global warming

Reprinted from Science Focus. From artificial leaves to smart highways, here are some of the most ambitious ideas to save our planet. How do we solve a problem like climate change?

The Solar Highway of the Future

Reprinted from NationSwell. As many of America’s asphalt and concrete roads crumble, solar pavement may offer a brighter future. Off Interstate 85 along the Alabama-Georgia border, an area of asphalt

Building a Sustainable ‘Highway of the Future’

By Jenni Bergal.  Reprinted from Stateline. Just past the Alabama border, in a bit of rural Georgia filled with manufacturing plants and distribution warehouses, there’s an 18-mile stretch of Interstate

How To: build an infrastruture inventory

Reprinted from the Atlas Blog A number of our Atlas cities – from El Paso, to New Orleans and San Diego – are looking for ways to use municipally owned spaces

Roads Learn How to Multi-Task

Infrastructure of the future will generate power, regulate driver safety, reduce emissions and even generate revenue. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), there are currently 4.12 million miles of roads in

Announcing the United States of Innovation 2017

The Ray is listed in Fast Company’s 50 Projects that are Really Making America Great Again.  Read more.