Denver Civic - Services - Denver, Colorado, USA

Support for human needs and infrastructure
  • Human: Health and human services
    • CO Health: Colorado Health Foundation; devoted to improving health and health care in Colorado; formerly HealthONE Alliance
    • CO Human Services: Colorado Department of Human Services
    • Community Voices: Denver Health Community Voices
    • Den Human Services: Denver Department of Human Services; city and county of Denver
    • Parent Pathways: Assists teen parents
    • -USA Human-: National Health and Human services; you can use these directories to find doctors, hospitals, dentists, and other health and human services
  • Facilities: Institutions, units, organizations, or systems that build, distribute, plan, or and keep area resources or infrastructure working
    • DRCOG: Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG); works on issues: mobility, service to older adults, environmental concerns, planning for the future, public safety, and the provision of information for sound decision-making
    • Water: Denver Water; supplies water to city/county of Denver and some surrounding suburbs
    • Waste Water: Metro Wastewater Reclamation District; wastewater treatment authority for most of metro Denver
  • Transport: Denver offers a variety of transit options
    • DEN: Denver International Airport; major international airport approximately 35 km from downtown Denver; on a 137 square kilometer site, making it one of the largest airports in the world; extensive public art display; for transportation to/from DEN, see skyRide
    • APA: Centennial Airport; general aviation airport approximately 30 km from downtown Denver; owned and operated by the Arapahoe County Public Airport Authority
    • BJC: Jefferson County Airport; general aviation airport approximately 31 km from downtown Denver; owned and operated by Jefferson County
    • RTD: Regional Transportation District; plans and builds a public transportation system for eight counties around Denver; Fastracks light rail; bus;
    • TA: Transit Alliance; works to promote a balanced, multi-modal transportation network
    • eGo CarShare: serves the Boulder-Denver metro area; works to provide and promote alternatives to individual car ownership
    • Car Free: Possible in Denver; with great walkability and extensive transit systems, you could easily live without a car in Denver
    • Car Sharing: Avoid owning a car; be car-free as much as possible, but keep the idea that you can rent or borrow a car only when you need it--for a big project or trip to far-out areas, for example
    • Bike Sharing: Denver Bike Sharing; owns and operates Denver B-cycle to promote health, quality of life and preservation of the environment in Denver
    • Amtrak: Passenger rail; Denver's Union Station is at 1701 Wynkoop Street
    • Greyhound: National, commercial bus transit company; offers connections throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico
    • FREX: FrontRange Express; commuter service from Fountain, Colorado Springs, Monument, Castle Rock and Denver
    • Trolley: Denver Rail Heritage Society; tour downtown Denver on a Breezer
    • WalkDenver: an advocacy group focused on pedestrian safety and experience
    • BikeDenver: supports bicycling; promotes bicycling as a transportation alternative within the City and County of Denver
    • Ski Train: Train service to ski area; departs Denver's Union Station and drops passengers off directly at the base of the Winter Park Resort (closer than you can park your car)
    • TOD: Transit-Oriented Development; project of Regional Transportation District
    • CoTrip: Colorado Department of Transportation; traveler information including road conditions
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