The strategy adopted by Helsinki City Council in 2017 was subtitled ‘The Most Functional City in the World’. This vision is mirrored in the five strategic priorities through which the goal of becoming the most functional city in the world is being pursued. According to the strategy, a functional city is based on trust. The city’s strategic intent is to do things a little bit better every time, in order to make the life of Helsinki’s residents easier and more pleasant. A functional city means concrete actions and choices that make everyday life smoother for residents. Being a functional city is a path for Helsinki to create advanced everyday life.