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The 30 Fastest Cities In The World. Plus: 5 Cities Too Fast For Their Own Good and 5 Cities That Are Too Slow.

We scoured the globe in search of the perfect place to transplant yourself and your business. From Chicago to Shanghai, we selected 30 urban centers that are shaping our future. We have creative-class meccas, R&D hot spots, even cities so fast they're scary. Plus, the world's slowest cities. Is your hometown on the list? Vote for your favorites and submit your own.
 
FAST CITIES 2007 By Andrew Park
We scoured the globe in search of placed that best embody economic innovation and opportunity. We found creative-class meccas, R&D hot spots, even cities so fast they're scary. Is your hometown on the list?
TOO-FAST CITIES By Fast Company Staff
Five spots where the risks outweigh the upside.
SLOW CITIES By Fast Company Staff
Urban centers that are going nowhere…slowly.
CITIES ON THE VERGE By Fast Company Staff
These great urban centers almost made our list of the most innovative cities.