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Welcome - my name is Kevin Klinkenberg, and this site "The Messy City" is my blog and company website. I started blogging on urban planning and design issues in 2007, and began working in the field in 1993. Please feel free to connect with me on any of the social media sites listed here. Thanks for reading.

Protected bike lanes expand

Image by People for Bikes

Image by People for Bikes

Always great to see a good idea spreading. People for Bikes has selected 6 more cities to receive assistance for new protected bike lanes, or cycle tracks:

Launched in 2012, the Green Lane Project works with U.S. cities to speed the installation of protected bike lanes around the country. These on-street lanes are separated from traffic by curbs, planters, parked cars or posts to help organize the street and make riding a bike an appealing option for more people.

Planning by experimentation

The upside of "entertainment districts"