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The Future of Denver: New Plans for Improved Transportation System, 100 Percent Renewable Energy, and Affordable Housing

July 25th, 2017

During Denver’s 2017 State of the City Address, which took place on July 10th, Denver’s mayor Michael Hancock addressed locals’ concerns regarding affordable housing, problems in transportation, population growth, and environmental issues in his plans for Denver’s future. These new plans include strategies to help increase the amount of affordable housing and reduce congestion in Denver’s transportation systems, and Mayor Michael Hancock also announced that “if Washington won’t stand by the Clean Power Plan or Paris climate accord, we will. We will reduce our carbon footprint and... Read More

New Column on Sustainability: The Future of Denver and Its Economy

May 8th, 2017

Buildings, such as Amazon’s New Headquarters in Seattle, offer a glimpse of what Denver’s modern age of sustainability might begin to look like in the near future. Much of the new economic success in Denver has been created by the promotion of sustainability and related  values, and Denver has become a leader across the world in sustainability. Furthermore, Denver’s infrastructure and transportation are rated amongst the most sustainably designed in the world. Increased sustainability reduces costs for businesses, enhances the quality of life for people, and reduces environmental... Read More