Mission Zero Corridor

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Mission Zero Corridor

The goal of the Mission Zero Corridor project is to demonstrate and display cutting-edge technologies and to foster innovative and sustainable practices in highway design, stewardship and management that change the way we think about highways. The initial vision study for the highway is being funded by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and Interface. The study is being conducted through the Georgia Conservancy. Research is being conducted by graduate students in the College of Architecture at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Mission Zero® A Legacy of Sustainability
"There is no more strategic issue for a company, or any organization, than its ultimate purpose.  For those who think business exists to make a profit, I suggest they think again.  Business makes a profit to exist.  Surely it must exist, for some higher, nobler purpose than that." Ray C. Anderson ...
Aug 13, 2015 11:00 AM ET
Creating the World's First Sustainable Highway
Is it possible to have a ‘green highway’? The Mission Zero Corridor Project in West Georgia believes that it is. It has appointed breakthrough innovation consultancy Innovia Technology to help create a ‘travel...
Aug 11, 2015 11:00 AM ET
Solar Structure is Planted to Provide EV Charging Between Atlanta and Montgomery
The first piece of infrastructure on the Mission Zero Corridor is the photovoltaic for electric vehicle (PV4EV) Lift by Spotlight Solar™,  a 3,000 kw solar array, funded by Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) at the Georgia Visitor Information Center in West Point, GA. The solar structure will power an electric vehicle (EV) quick charging station with enough renewable electricity to charge...
Aug 4, 2015 1:00 PM ET
The Mission Zero Corridor Starts At West Point Visitor Information Center
“Soon, EV (electronic vehicle) drivers will be able to drive from Montgomery, Alabama, to Atlanta, Georgia, with ease,” said Harriet Langford, trustee for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation. “The PV4EV charging station will be powered from the sun.”
Jul 7, 2015 1:30 PM ET
Sixteen Mile Stretch of Interstate in West Georgia May Become the Most Restorative Highway in The U.S.
  This summer, friends and associates of Ray C. Anderson gathered on what would have been his 80th birthday to dedicate the naming of a 16-mile stretch of Interstate 85 in West Georgia in his honor.  A West Point, GA native and graduate of Georgia Tech, Ray founded Troup County–based ...
Nov 12, 2014 2:00 PM ET