Interesting! Tokyo, London and NY lead – but not on all levels… Good comparative data!
Fast Company: Economy, sustainability, technology, and urban planning. Where do the world’s cities rank on these and other important metrics? The Cities In Motion Index has objective data: 50 sets of it in all, covering every facet of urban life, from the economy and governance to technology and urban planning.
For more info, see the full report, or check out the infographic that accompanies it. It plots cities by whether they are “high potential” (like Shanghai and Guangzhou), “challengers” (like Toronto, which has made rapid improvements), “vulnerable” (like Athens, which is getting worse, not better), and “consolidated” (which have reached a high ranking already).