Best Cities

December 8, 2008, 5am PST
CNN argues that the best cities to find a job right now aren't the usual suspects. Using low unemployment rates as their guide, the network points to Bismark, ND, Casper, WY, and Logan, UT as jobhunting meccas.
November 23, 2008, 11am PST
Bicycling Magazine has ranked U.S. cities in terms of air quality, bike infrastructure, and the number of other bikes on the road.
Austin 360
November 3, 2008, 2pm PST
Entrepreneurs do better in smaller cities than larger ones, according to a new study by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.
Financial Post
October 31, 2008, 9am PDT
A team of management consulting and foreign policy professionals has released a report analyzing which cities of the world are most global in reach, looking at business activity, human capital, and information exchange. New York comes out on top.
Business Week
September 21, 2008, 1pm PDT
The Milken Institute, an independent economic think tank, has released the results of their study, 'Best-Performing Cities 2008: Where America's Jobs Are Created and Sustained'. Provo, Utah tops the list.
Milken Institute
September 6, 2008, 9am PDT
Forbes keeps churning out the Top 10 Cities lists- this time looking at the best cities for single people.
September 3, 2008, 2pm PDT
The director of the Design Museum in London reflects on the mostly unfortunate quest for perfection in city planning and architecture, as the museum's new exhibit, <em>Design Cities,</em> opens.
The Times Online
September 2, 2008, 2pm PDT
A new study ranks European cities on their brand, taking into a account sense of place, civic pride, and business climate. Paris ranks first (no surprise), but the research also reveals a handful of 'undervalued' cities.
August 14, 2008, 2pm PDT
Outside Magazine looks at the best cities and towns for working, living and playing, with a focus on places that have experienced a renewal.
Outside Magazine
July 18, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>The New York Sun looks west and finds a lot to love in Houston's cars, growth, and pro-development policies.</p>
The New York Sun
June 20, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>Monocle Magazine looks worldwide for the most livable cities.</p>
Monocle Magazine
June 13, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Central European cities lead the world in this assessment of 'quality of living.' The survey is oriented towards companies who could locate workers in those countries and need to calculate 'hardship allowances.'</p>
June 5, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>Fast Company highlights Chicago and London, their picks for U.S. and Global Cities of the Year, respectively. Whatever you think of the way such lists come together, these are interesting profiles of two vibrant municipalities.</p>
Fast Company