greenway

noun
green·​way | \ ˈgrēn-ˌwā How to pronounce greenway (audio) \

Definition of greenway

: a corridor of undeveloped land preserved for recreational use or environmental protection

Examples of greenway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For three years, Mobilians have been able to enjoy the first section of a greenway that could one day provide a corridor across the city. al, "New construction coming soon for Mobile’s Three Mile Creek Greenway," 5 Nov. 2020 The rails were ravaged by natural disasters, then rivaled by interstate highways, and are now part of a greenway beloved by bicyclists and hikers. Leeanne Griffin, courant.com, "Food and foliage: 6 perfect pairings to enjoy the changing colors across Connecticut and great restaurants nearby," 10 Oct. 2020 Though construction for San Antonio’s expansive greenway trails is guaranteed funding until around 2022, there’s no clear plan how to fund the rest of the system once that pot of money is empty. Liz Hardaway, ExpressNews.com, "San Antonio’s greenway trails have funding at least until 2022, but future of popular program iffy," 30 Sep. 2020 Carnegie had negotiated with RTA for a year and a half over developing the greenway site, before withdrawing. Steven Litt, cleveland, "Greater Cleveland RTA to begin talks with MRN Ltd. over developing controversial site next to Red Line Greenway," 15 Sep. 2020 But there’s nothing side aside for the greenway trails. Liz Hardaway, ExpressNews.com, "After finding money to keep aquifer protection going, San Antonio City Council leaves greenway trails in limbo," 19 Sep. 2020 The greenway is a 2.25-mile recreational trail now being built by Cleveland Metroparks on part of the Red Line right-of-way. Steven Litt, cleveland, "Greater Cleveland RTA to begin talks with MRN Ltd. over developing controversial site next to Red Line Greenway," 15 Sep. 2020 Still unsettled is the fate of the city’s development of creek-side greenway trails and linear parks, also funded by the current sales tax. Joshua Fechter, ExpressNews.com, "Debate over future of aquifer protection nears a close as San Antonio City Council eyes proposal to continue program with city money," 10 Sep. 2020 The planning department also recommended creating a greenway throughout the entire site, linked to Chestnut Park at the south end of the master plan. Ryan Ori, chicagotribune.com, "Developer seeks approval for thousands of units on portion of Moody Bible Institute’s Near North Side campus," 9 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of greenway

1965, in the meaning defined above

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13 Nov 2020

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“Greenway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greenway. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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