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Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 2:59 PM EDT
Last Monday, at a Capitol Hill briefing co-sponsored by Sens. Tom Harkin of Iowa and Michael Bennet of Colorado, a panel of experts described some of the innovative learning technologies being brought to bear in public education and ways in which the Obama Administration’s proposed Advanced Research Projects Agency for Education (ARPA-ED) could speed the development and deployment of these valuable technologies.
Posted byon July 30, 2012 at 6:08 PM EDT
Dan Richard, chair of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, explains the work that has gone into establishing California's High Speed Rail over the past four years.
Posted byon July 30, 2012 at 5:58 PM EDT
As Chief Executive Officer, David Bennett leads Proterra as it continues to highlight the growing market for zero-emission solutions in the transit industry.
Posted byon July 30, 2012 at 3:46 PM EDT
Jacque Whitsitt has served on the Board of Directors of the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) for nearly 15 years, including service as Vice Chair of the Board, and is currently the Mayor of Basalt, Colorado. Success at the polls, during the onset of the global economic downturn, enabled RFTA to garner Federal Transit Administration Very Small Starts grant support for its VelociRFTA Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, the nation’s first rural BRT system, which is slated to become operational in September 2013. VelociRFTA will greatly improve the quality and convenience of transit services available to Roaring Fork Valley’s residents and visitors for decades to come.
Posted byon July 30, 2012 at 12:28 PM EDT
Today marks the 47th anniversary of the signing of the law that established Medicare, a health insurance program for the elderly, and Medicaid, a health insurance program for the poor
Posted byon July 27, 2012 at 12:45 PM EDT
This weekend in Denver, Colorado, coders and designers will build on the success of the Code for Livability event, converging on the Uncubed coworking space to participate in the Colorado Code for Communities civic “hackathon”.
Posted byon July 27, 2012 at 12:20 PM EDT
AAPI Business leaders, representing major corporations and small businesses from a range of industries and sectors, participate in an Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Business Leaders Forum at the White House.
Posted byon July 27, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon July 23, 2012 at 10:48 AM EDT
President Obama travels to Aurora, Colorado to meet with the survivors of the movie theater shooting and offer solace to families of the victims
Posted byon July 21, 2012 at 6:00 AM EDT
President Obama honors the victims of the tragedy in Colorado, the people who knew them and loved them, and those who are still struggling to recover.