New Orleans Top 20 in Global “Good City Index”


To start the year, Good magazine has named New Orleans one of its Top 20 “Cities of Possibility” in the World, in its new “Good City Index.”  To create this list of global “cities they are betting on,” the magazine looked at a combination of factors:

  • “Hub for Progress”
  • Civic Engagement
  • Transportation
  • “Local Vibes”
  • Green Space
  • Diversity
  • Signature Movements
  • Work/Life Balance

Driven by “a spirit of self-determination that has been a powerful driving force over the past eight years,” New Orleans shares the global recognition with:

  • Mexico City
  • Singapore
  • Budapest
  • Nairobi
  • Seoul
  • Johannesburg
  • Istanbul
  • Beirut
  • Rio De Janeiro
  • Buenos Aires
  • Montreal
  • Paris
  • Perth
  • Tel Aviv
  • Santiago
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Accra
  • Atlanta
  • Wellington (NZ)

The full article can be downloaded here.