The Town of Parker has easy access to Downtown Denver, the Denver Technology Center (DTC), Denver International Airport (DIA) and Centennial Airport. The E-470 tollway, Lincoln Avenue, Mainstreet and Hess Road all provide connections to I-25. South Parker Road (Highway 83) is a major north south roadway that connects Parker to Aurora and Colorado Springs.
Distance from Major Markets
Downtown Denver: 25 miles, 34 minutes by car
Colorado Springs: 54 miles, 1 hour by car
Denver Tech Center: 10 miles, 15 minutes by car
Denver International Airport - 40 miles northeast
Colorado Springs Municipal Airport - 58 miles south
Centennial Airport (general aviation) - 7 miles west
Regional Transportation District
The Regional Transportation District (RTD) serves the community by providing a full menu of rapid transit services, including a call-and-ride system and bus services connecting to surrounding communities and the regional light rail system.
In 2010, the Town of Parker Mayor and Council made the Town’s Economic Development effort an in-house department. Since 2010, the development of the Economic Development Department has grown to a team of employees that serves as the in-house advocate for businesses.
The Economic Development Team provides full-service economic development assistance to existing, expanding and relocating businesses, as well as retail development. The team is committed to providing services and resources for businesses, including incentive packages, available properties, demographics and data.