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How should cities measure success?
Started on Oct 03, 2011 by CEOs for Cities
Urban leaders seeking success in the new economy should stop paying attention to ubiquitous city rankings and start focusing their attentions on four dimensions of success: talent, innovation, connections and distinctiveness, according to a new report released by CEOs for Cities. CityVitals, developed by Portland-based economist Joseph Cortright in partnership with CEOs for Cities, lays out the rationale for the things cities must be really good at doing today and a new set of metrics, 20 in all, to measure their progress. Which ones do you think are the most important?
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