bike·​way ˈbīk-ˌwā How to pronounce bikeway (audio)
: a thoroughfare for bicycles

Examples of bikeway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While there are other similar car-free sections, much of the 73-mile bikeway follows the Historic Columbia River Highway, where cyclists must contend with vehicular traffic. oregonlive, 11 Sep. 2023 The project’s backers say that the space will include new public restrooms for Hudson River Park, along with a 1,850-square-foot community amenity space, 25,000 square feet of waterfront open space and pier access, and safety improvements to the bikeway. Brent Lang, Variety, 29 Aug. 2023 These programs include transit, light rail, bikeways and pedestrian friendly developments that reduce vehicle emissions. Abigail Celaya, The Arizona Republic, 26 July 2023 This central Oregon bikeway takes cyclists through a swift route with views of numerous mountain peaks, expansive agricultural land and viewpoints in Cove Palisades State Park. oregonlive, 26 May 2023 Here are tips for completing the bikeway: The ride starts and ends in the central Oregon town of Madras, which is roughly one hour north of Bend. oregonlive, 26 May 2023 Hike on state park trails, jog the Riverwalk, explore gardens and boardwalks, and cycle along bikeways from river to sea. Outside Online, 6 Feb. 2023 The Mesquite Heritage Trail, which connects to a larger bikeway between Garland and Richardson, is undergoing construction to extend the current hike, bike and running path. Dallas News, 16 June 2022 The San Diego Association of Governments will receive $10,554,000 to build a Class 1 bikeway, pedestrian improvements at road crossings, fencing, lighting and a pocket park along that section of the Sprinter rail route, according to a news release from the state agency. Phil Diehl, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bikeway was in 1895

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“Bikeway.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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