Denver PR Blog

RTD FasTracks Leader Departs
August 25, 2008, 6:05 pm
Filed under: RTD

The rats are starting to jump ship train. Liz Rao, who heads the RTD FasTracks project that can charitably be described as “financially troubled,” has accepted a position in the private sector. Says an RTD spokesperson, “It’s totally coincidental that (her departure) came about at the same time (as the financial woes), it’s been in the works for a while now.”

DPD Gets Praise for Handling of Protesters
August 25, 2008, 4:00 pm
Filed under: Democratic National Convention

U.S. News & World Report is giving the Denver Police Department high marks for how officers are handling DNC protests.

So How’s the DNC Going So Far?
August 25, 2008, 1:01 pm
Filed under: Democratic National Convention

We are downtown today, and we’d be pretty happy if the DNC was here every day. Sure, the helicopter noise gets a little old, but traffic is light, people are smiling and the protesters don’t smell bad yet. All in all, a better-than-average day. Here’s a run down of what others are reporting:

Post: If Anyone is Going Away After the DNC, It’s the Rocky
August 25, 2008, 12:40 pm
Filed under: Denver Post, Rocky Mountain News, Westword

Denver Post editor Greg Moore issued his quarterly memo to staffers reminding them that the Rocky Mountain News is a weak, failing newspaper that would certainly go away long before anything happened to the Post:

“It seems foolish to think The Post would disappear. The Rocky Mountain News declared itself a failing newspaper in 2000, and nothing has changed.”

Metzger Adds ReLogic
August 25, 2008, 12:34 pm
Filed under: Metzger, Wins

Metzger Associates has picked up the commission-free, full-service real estate brokerage ReLogic as a client.