cycleway

noun

cy·​cle·​way ˈsī-kəl-ˌwā How to pronounce cycleway (audio)
British

Examples of cycleway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here’s something else notable: this route long dominated by cars was first planned as a cycleway to connect Pasadena and Los Angeles. Ryan Fonseca, Los Angeles Times, 31 Oct. 2023 Traffic there now regularly surpasses London’s busiest cycleways and at its busiest even approaches the numbers of popular cycle routes in Amsterdam. The Christian Science Monitor, 28 Sep. 2023 The cycleway’s right-of-way ended up becoming part of the Arroyo Seco Parkway, according to the Arroyo Seco Foundation. Saumya Gupta, Los Angeles Times, 25 June 2023 The first section of the cycleway opened in 1900 after a bicycle craze in the 1890s. Saumya Gupta, Los Angeles Times, 25 June 2023 But where did the Dutch get the cash to expand the nation’s cycleway network? Carlton Reid, Forbes, 13 Mar. 2022 Paris has been preparing 650km of cycleways to help the city gradually open up. The Economist, 31 May 2020 But the most impressive engineering feat is that this path is the longest suspended cycleway in the world with areas as high as 16 feet off the ground. Darren Orf, Popular Mechanics, 31 Jan. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cycleway was in 1899

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“Cycleway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cycleway. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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