14 Jul '17, 9am

Here's what a sustainable highway might look like

If you want to see the future of transport in action, you might expect to tour a Silicon Valley research and development lab. But one of the best places to see the future of sustainable transportation might be in the heart of Georgia on an 18-mile stretch of highway I-85, near the city of Lagrange. That's where the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, which took over the highway several years ago, is transforming the road into a lab pushing green transport to faster development. The Georgia-based non-profit was created by Harriet Langford, daughter of the late sustainability champion , who created a legacy of green business leadership at carpet company Interface — a pioneer in materials innovation and reuse. By the time of his death in 2011, Anderson had become an environmentalist. But he failed to leave directions about what to do with his wealth. When Langford and her sister Mary...

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