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  • n. Plural form of greenway.


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  • Behind the square he placed a village green, and leading away from it two so-called greenways, which snaked their way through the community to terminate in a large existing park.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • Urban bicycle networks are changing quickly: the development of safe walking and cycling routes called "greenways" on the side streets of Portland; a growing commuter-trail network in Minneapolis; parts of streets becoming protected "cycle tracks" in New York City.

    The Seattle Times

  • That's the idea behind "greenways" - networks of residential roads outfitted with speed bumps, landscaped curbs that make portions of a street narrower, or stop signs to give cyclists and pedestrians priority over cars.

    The Seattle Times

  • But, for the most part, the people who will keep order on the greenways are the users themselves.

    The Roanoke Times: Home page

  • The Roanoke Valley has thus far built nine "greenways" and worked its way down to 179th place out of 200.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Where once factories rolled out products for the global marketplace and businessmen plied their wares to a burgeoning and thriving populace, "greenways" now can be seen prospering.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • We should gauge their success by the number of employers the planners have brought to Southwest Virginia rather than by the number of "greenways" they have carved across our barren landscape and the amount of hard-earned cash they've squandered.

    From On High

  • First, "greenways" were marked out that gave pedestrians and cyclists a way to get to the nearest mass-transit station without being run down or choked.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • City manager Russell Allen said eligible projects would have be things that the public uses frequently, such as greenways, parks or buildings. - Home

  • David Baker + Partners and Fletcher Studio answered these questions with their XERO Project, an incredible plan to connect the city of Dallas with greenways while bringing local agriculture, public orchards, community gardens, private planter boxes, and food stalls into the city.

    Ginger Dolden | Inhabitat


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