Best of Texas - Newsweek Says Texas Cities Can-Do

Five Texas cities “have it going on” even in the face of economic worries, according to a 2011 Newsweek comparison of the 200 largest U.S. cities.

El Paso leads the pack with strong scores for business development; transportation and infrastructure; sustainability; and livability. Assigning each of those categories a point value, Newsweek ranked its list of “Can-Do Capitals” while considering emissions, education levels and unemployment.

Texas Best Can-Do US Cities

City Ranking
El Paso, TX 1
San Antonio, TX 3
Austin, TX 10
Dallas, TX 13
Fort Worth, TX 14

Source: Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts