How should cities measure success?

How should cities measure success?

CEOs for Cities
on Oct 03, 2011

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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CEOs for Cities
on Oct 03, 2011 - 5:35 pm

Based on CityVitals, a report conducted by Portland-based economist Joseph Cortright and released by CEOs for Cities, there are four key dimensions to a city's success: talent, innovation, connections and distinctiveness. Overall, the report lays out 20 metrics in all to measure success. Which ones do you think are the most important?