Survey says downtown Denver employees prefer transit passes to parking spaces. Reality paints a different picture.

Downtown Denver’s nearly 124,000 employees are taking transit at almost the same rate that they’re driving alone, according to The 2016 Downtown Denver Commuter Survey.

RTD commissioned new MallRide buses. (Chloe Aiello/Denverite)
RTD commissioned new MallRide buses. (Chloe Aiello/Denverite)

Downtown Denver’s nearly 124,000 employees are stepping into buses, light rails and other public transportation options to get to work at almost the same rate that they’re driving alone, according to The 2016 Downtown Denver Commuter Survey.


Denver’s Green Man Cannabis recalls marijuana products due to possible pesticide exposure

Samples of marijuana and marijuana-infused products the Denver-based cultivation company contained residual levels of illegal, off-label pesticides.

Marijuana at Verde Natural's grow facility. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) marijuana; pot; weed; verde natural; tommy chong; grow; agriculture; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado;
Marijuana at Verde Natural’s grow facility. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Denver Department of Environmental Health is investigating whether marijuana and products from Green Man Cannabis were exposed to unsafe pesticides.



Marijuana jobs on offer at Colorado Cannabis Career Summit this week

The Colorado Cannabis Career Summit and Product Showcase takes place Thursday in Denver.

Verde Natural master grower Cassandra Maffey poses in the company's grow facility. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) marijuana; pot; weed; verde natural; tommy chong; grow; agriculture; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado;
Verde Natural master grower Cassandra Maffey poses in the company’s grow facility. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Those looking for a career in cannabis can check out the Colorado Cannabis Career Summit and Product Showcase on Thursday at the City Hall events venue.


Denver’s Marade group is cutting scholarships and passing a bucket for donations after losing major sponsors

Sponsors pulled at least $57,000 in support because protestors disrupted last year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Marade.

Long-time Martin Luther King Jr. Marade Chair Vern Howard holds up a bucket for donations, the first time collections have been made in the event's history. Jan. 16, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) mlk; marade; martin luther king jr; city park; denver; colorado; kevinjbeaty;
Long-time Marade Chair Vern Howard holds up a bucket for donations, the first time collections have been made in the event’s history. Jan. 16, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The group that organizes Denver’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Marade says it lost at least $57,000 in sponsorships for this year’s event because protestors from Black Lives Matter disrupted last year’s parade.