DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - When it comes to sustainable cities, Denver ranks pretty high in the world.
That's according to a new study, which ranks Denver as the world's 49th-most sustainable city, and the sixth-most sustainable city in the U.S.
That's according to Highlands Ranch-based engineering company Arcadis' Sustainable Cities Index. Arcadis said it ranked cities and analyzed "32 different indicators such as income inequality, education, crime, affordability, energy consumption, drinking water, sanitation, green space, transportation, economic development and employment" for its rankings.
"Denver ... receives high marks for light rail expansion and airport satisfaction. However, the Rocky Mountain city ranks low in green space and affordability," according to Arcadis.
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