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Nov 17, 2017

City Partners with Hunger Free Colorado to Expand Food Access and Affordability

In Denver, nearly one out of every six households experience food insecurity, and roughly one in five children suffers from hunger. Whether due to lack of income, lack of access to healthy food, or lack of knowledge of resources and help available, Denver residents are going hungry when they shouldn’t. To address this gap, the City and County of Denver is working with community partners to identify barriers and to explore effective ways to connect people with the food necessary to live better, healthier lives.

Nov 17, 2017

Denver Seeks Public Input on Center-Running Bus Rapid Transit Recommendation on Colfax

Do you take transit, ride a bike, walk, or drive along East Colfax Avenue? Do you live near the corridor or frequent the businesses there? If so, Denver Public Works, in partnership with RTD, would like your input on Denver’s preliminary recommendation for a center-running bus rapid transit (BRT) on East Colfax Avenue to improve travel along the corridor from I-25 to I-225.

Nov 16, 2017

Denver Considers Safe Injection Sites - The Fix

Denver could become one of the first cities in the nation to open a safe injection site, where drug users can inject drugs without fear of arrest and with trained medical staff on site.

Nov 15, 2017

Denver Expands City Composting Program

There’s no better way to take part in America Recycles Day than by signing up for compost service in Denver! All neighborhoods citywide are now eligible for compost collection service – Denver Public Works has expanded its program this year to help increase Denver’s current recycling and composting rate of 20 percent to 34 percent by 2020.

Nov 14, 2017

Denver Arts & Venues presents insides: progress of Denver's cultural plan

Denver residents overwhelmingly agree that arts, culture and creativity in Denver are important in bringing communities together, enhancing Denver’s economy, drawing tourism, supporting neighborhoods, increasing quality of life and improving Denver’s national reputation, and more than 80% of survey participants consider Denver to be an arts town.

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