What Makes a City Livable?

Visitors to Southern Oregon fall in love with our area very quickly and many these days want to become a part of our cities, but what is it about a city that makes it attractive?  Maybe you’re looking to move to another city: what makes you choose one over another?  An article by the World Economic Forum finds the bottom line:  its people must feel safe, and it must promote the health, well-being, and equity of all ages.  There are many details to this, and people have different priorities of those details, depending on their phase of life and health.  This article has a graphic that breaks down how the ingredients of a livable city vary by ages/phases:

These factors are what makes a city ‘liveable’ | World Economic Forum (weforum.org)