Gov 2.0 News

June 1, 2012

To boost transit options, U.S. cities are revving up plans for something long popular in Europe bike lanes protected from traffic.

Gov. Deval Patrick is set to join Massachusetts Institute of Technology officials to announce an initiative they say will help establish the state as a hub of so-called "big data" research.

May 30, 2012

Sarah Goodyear reports on the Windy City's ambitious plan to eliminate all traffic fatalities in the city within 10 more

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The state Division of Motor Vehicles is starting to implement a new system designed to make sure all state drivers are properly insured, to the potential benefit of law-abiding motorists. The DMV has been sending out additional inf...

When former Army infantryman Tyler Heath was deployed to Iraq, he battled militants and became inured to gruesome sights. Once returning home to Colorado, he had to recalibrate. The intense combat, the feelings of anger and violence, and the constant threat of insurgents became his new "normal". "When you see a big, shocking incident, it changes you. It's terrifying. You don't know what to think or say; your training just kicks in," said Heath, now 26. But the next incident of a suicide bombing or other catastrophe had a smaller and smaller effect ...

Nate Berg profiles an innovative program being taught at a private school in the Bronx, or as he calls it: "The High School Curriculum Every Urban Planner Wishes They'd Had."read more

Teen mothers at Richland's River's Edge High School will be able to bring their children to school next fall.

May 26, 2012

Federal agencies required to make services available to mobile users within 12 months and to release more government data through Web APIs.

May 25, 2012

May 15, 2012

WASHINGTON - An educational study in the United States by the Alliance for Excellent Education says about 7,000 American students drop out of high school every school day.  Under-performing high schools also produce 58 percent of all African-American dropouts.  A  special high school in Washington is trying to reduce those numbers by keeping young African Americans in school and on a career path.

Jakor Porter is like many other American teenagers.

He has a passion for ...

May 13, 2012

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May 11, 2012

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Amtrak is modernizing the train ticket starting this summer.

May 10, 2012

Final rules issued on governments new strategy to attract students and recent grads of every generation.

May 9, 2012

Department of Defense expands menu of apps that aim to help military personnel deal with social situations and health issues.

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