Why High-Tech Highways Will Change the Way You Drive

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Why High-Tech Highways Will Change the Way You Drive

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Drive Interstate 85 in Georgia and you may happen upon an area that looks a little different. @TheRayHighway http://on.gei.co/2fvZb0p
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 9:30am

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Drive Interstate 85 in Georgia and you may happen upon an area that looks a little different. You can roll over panels that are collecting energy from the sun, then pass over a sensor that instantly detects the air pressure in your tires.

These technologies, which are being piloted at a visitor’s center on an 18-mile stretch here known as “the Ray,” offer a fascinating glimpse into the future of highways. Named after industrialist Ray C. Anderson, in honor of his forward-thinking ecological vision, this roadway is funded by innovative public-private partnerships and is becoming a living laboratory, incorporating emerging technologies that could change the experience of driving.

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Valerie Bennet
+1 (770) 317-5858
Ray C. Anderson Foundation
Anna Cullen
+1 (404) 405-2685
The Ray
Keywords: Green Infrastructure | Energy | Environment | Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure | Innovation & Technology | Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Ray C. Anderson Foundation | Renewable Energy | Solar | The Ray | Transportation

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