GOV. RITTER TO JOIN OBAMA ADMIN. OFFICIALS FOR URBAN SUSTAINABILITY TOUR


 

Friday, Sept. 18, 2009

 

10:15 a.m.       Gov. Ritter will join EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, White House Director of Urban Affairs Adolfo Carrion and other leaders for an urban sustainability tour. The Denver stoppart of a nationwide multi-city initiative will highlight innovative city, county and regional efforts to integrate transportation, land use, housing and environmental sustainability. The group will arrive on a light rail train at 10th and Osage for a tour of the South Lincoln Park Homes and will end with a White House Urban Affairs Community Forum focusing on sustainable communities in urban areas. 

 

Locations & Details:

 

10:15 a.m.: Officials will tour South Lincoln Park homes and the 10th and Osage Light Rail Stop. Media access time: 10 a.m. Press conference immediately follows the tour.

 

1 p.m.: Officials will participate in a White House Urban Affairs Community Forum, KingCenter,

855 Lawrence Way

, Auraria Campus. Media access time: 12:45 p.m.

 

For logistical questions only, contact Caroline Hughes at caroline.e.hughes@hud.gov.