Denver is a special place. A modern metropolis, in the shadow of the Rockies and spilling onto expansive plains.
Here, health and vitality are a way of life. And a way of living. Neighbors know each other. They respect each other. They aspire to make Denver the best place it can be.
By far, our people are our greatest renewable resource. We are a community that embraces diversity and a spirit of cooperation. Whether by protecting resources, air and shared natural spaces, pioneering alternative transportation and climate action initatives or by innovating the ways workplaces and neighborhoods develop, grow and thrive, Denver keeps one foot in the present and one in the future.
In short, we never settle for good; we strive for great – to be the bar by which other cities are measured. We will be nothing less than the national model of climate action, sustainability, and resiliency and the defining place where the right thing we need to do is simply second nature.
Denver is a healthy and prosperous community that thrives on civic engagement and collaboration to enhance the quality of our natural, social, and built environments for current and future generations and serves as a model for others to do the same.
Denver pursues this vision to produce a city with these basic values: