bike·​way | \ ˈbīk-ˌwā How to pronounce bikeway (audio) \

Definition of bikeway

: a thoroughfare for bicycles

Examples of bikeway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The store is a block away from the Clinton Street bikeway and at the conversion of two major bus lines -- the 2 and the 14. oregonlive, "First look: Green Zebra opens a new grocery store in Southeast Portland," 12 Feb. 2020 The city’s Transportation Department has responsibility for more than 4,600 miles of streets, 200 bridges and viaducts, 275 miles of bikeways, 300,000 streetlights and 3,000 intersections with signals, according to the release. Chicago Tribune Staff,, "Mayor Lori Lightfoot names new Chicago Department of Transportation commissioner," 10 Dec. 2019 The ban covers parks and areas alongside roads, bikeways, sidewalks, trails, drainage, and waterways owned or maintained by the county, officials say. USA TODAY, "Seedlings to fall far from oak, bologna bust, snowboard pioneer: News from around our 50 states," 26 Nov. 2019 Our pedestrian sidewalks and bikeways are in embarrassingly poor condition, and they should be routinely kept in much better condition., "Letter: Howard County has its priorities wrong on transportation upkeep, repair," 15 Oct. 2019 The most likely headlines about road, sidewalk or bikeway conditions would be from a serious accident due to poor maintenance., "Letter: Howard County has its priorities wrong on transportation upkeep, repair," 15 Oct. 2019 In 2019, the government put $7.1 million toward bikeways. Andrew Kenney, The Denver Post, "Denver’s plan for bicycles is moving faster, but it could still take 18 years," 2 Aug. 2019 Proponents, however, say the bikeway project presents an opportunity for the city to improve public safety for cyclists and pedestrians as well as meet its Climate Action Plan and Vision Zero goals. San Diego Union-Tribune, "North Park residents file lawsuit over city’s plan to remove hundreds of parking spaces," 13 Aug. 2019 Car traffic will be restricted to the westernmost two lanes as the eastern side is converted into a bikeway. Frederick Melo, Twin Cities, "Ayd Mill to be reduced to 2 lanes under mayor’s plan. One side will become bikeway.," 16 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of bikeway

1895, in the meaning defined above

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23 Feb 2020

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“Bikeway.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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