Year in Review: 25 Images from 2010 Year in Review: 25 Images from 2010 by News Staff / December 20, 2010 Seattle CTO Bill Schrier speaks to attendees at Governing magazine’s Outlook in the States and Localities, held in February at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. (Photo: David Kidd) Emergency personnel arrive on the scene of a Metro subway train derailment on Feb. 12 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: David Kidd) First lady Michelle Obama is welcomed to a meeting of the National Governor’s Association held in February. (Photo: David Kidd) The E7 — Carbon Motors' purpose-built police car – on display at GovSec convention held in March. (Photo: David Kidd) Calista Frederick-Jaskiewicz participates in a distance learning piano lesson demonstration at Intel’s Visionary Conference held in April. (Photo: David Kidd) Chicago Transit Authority officials celebrate the re-opening of a Chinatown station which had been severely damaged in 2008 when an out-of-control truck crashed into it. (Photo: David Kidd) Louisiana Rep. Regina Barrow enjoys a moment of levity. Barrow has been at odds with Gov. Bobby Jindal over the closure of a medical center in her district. (Photo: David Kidd) Attendees at the Cost of Government Summit struggle to come to grips with the impact the recession has had. (Photo: David Kidd) Texas state Sen. John Whitmire at Public Official of the Year ceremony. Whitmire and seven others were honored. (Photo: David Kidd) Urban decay in Detroit. (Photo: David Kidd) A resident of Pelham, Mass., participates in a town meeting. The town has been meeting this way for 267 years. (Photo: David Kidd) Work continues to replace the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. (Photo: baybridgeinfo.org) Students use toy cars to learn about fluid mechanics at the NASA Ames Research Center. (Photo: NASA) The Deepwater Horizon oil spill seen from space. NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of the Gulf of Mexico on April 20. (Photo: NASA) In March, an estimated 1 billion citizens and businesses across the globe turned off their lights and appliances for one hour — to shed light on climate change. (Photo: Earth Hour) The $240 million, 1,900-foot-long Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge soars 900 feet above the river. The bridge opened in November. (Photo: FHWA/CFLHD) For the month of March, Topeka, Kan., renamed itself Google in a bid to be the company’s choice for an experimental ultra high-speed broadband project. (Photo: City of Topeka) Students participate in GreenFab, an educational program at Bronx Guild High School designed to foster 21st-century skills in at-risk youth. (Photo: Mark Gura) President Barack Obama’s signature on the Health Care Reform bill. (Photo: White House) The White House A wind turbine mounted atop city hall in Reno, Nev. (Photo: City of Reno) The National Renewable Energy Lab’s newly opened Research Support Facility is capable of generating as much energy as it consumes. (Photo: NREL) Randy Paul (right), director of IT for Klamath County, Ore., is one of many government IT officials who have moved to cloud computing. (Photo: Klamath County) The Deepwater Horizon oil platform shortly after it exploded April 20. (Photo: US Coast Guard) Boston CIO Bill Oates (red tie) celebrates the launch of Citizens Connect 2.0, an enhanced version of the city’s smartphone application. (Photo: City of Boston) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg at an award ceremony in February for NYC Big Apps. (Photo: New York City) With 2011 less than two weeks away, take a look at some images of the people, places and things that made 2010 a memorable year.