Why climate change is about to make your bad commute worse

Something remarkable happened on American roadways during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic: In even the most congested cities, traffic started moving again. With… Read More


State Route 190, the two-lane highway that snakes through Big Cottonwood Canyon up to ski country east of Salt Lake City, can be a nightmare. Read More

A Ray of Hope Through Partnerships

Maintaining the status quo when it comes to highway infrastructure is not enough, considering that, by 2050, the world’s network highways is anticipated to increase… Read More

The Atlanta Story Podcast Episode 11

The Atlanta Story podcast features meaningful stories of Atlanta’s builders, creators, and entrepreneurs. In this episode Jon Birdsong sits down with Allie Kelly, Executive Director… Read More

19 Ways to start the COVID 19 transport revolution

#18 Invest in the future – What we are working on at The Ray is a solution that we believe could be part of a… Read More

New highway charging station in Georgia has solar panels and 175 kW of power

The Ray, a nonprofit transportation lab, has overseen the opening of a solar-powered public fast charging station at the visitor information center on I-85… Read More

Using Tech to Inform Smarter Infrastructure in Georgia: The Ray is Turning a Stretch of I-85 Into a Regenerative Highway Ecosystem

TL; DR: The Ray, a nonprofit organization and 18-mile stretch of I-85 developed through a public-private-philanthropic partnership (P4) model. The idea… Read More

Charging Stations Upgraded at Georgia Visitor Center

The Ray, Donovan Energy, and ABB have partnered to upgrade the solar-powered electric vehicle charging station located at the visitor information center (VIC) located off… Read More

New Solar-Powered EV Charging Station on I-85 Delivers 300% More Power

Nation’s Only Smart, Green Highway Project Upgrades to 175 kW Fast Charging West Point, GA (June 15, 2020) — The Ray, Donovan Energy, and ABB… Read More

Panasonic gets connected on The Ray

A stretch of rural Georgia highway called The Ray is a particularly useful testbed for V2X technology. Panasonic’s Chris Armstrong tells Adam Hill what’s so… Read More

Striping Technologies Tested in Georgia and Canada

In an effort to improve driver safety and enhance the use of driverless vehicles, 3M is participating in two pilot programs to measure the effectiveness of… Read More

ETAP Podcast: Exploring The Ray, An Interview with Allie Kelly

ETAP Podcast’s inaugural episode includes an interview with Allie Ray, executive director of The Ray. Georgia’s innovative smart highway is the nation’s first public-private-philanthropic partnership. Read More