greenway

noun
green·way | \ˈgrēn-ˌwā \

Definition of greenway 

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

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However, on May 19, the Dequindre Cut — a two mile greenway that stretches from Eastern Market to the Detroit Riverwalk — will be open for an urban overnight camping experience. Omar Abdel-baqui, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit's Dequindre Cut to host overnight camping event," 12 Apr. 2018 Construction of a bike path between Detroit Mercy and Marygrove College that links to the city's growing network of bike lanes and greenways, including the Dequindre Cut, is expected to begin this summer. Joe Guillen, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit's showcase neighborhood project falls a year behind schedule," 3 July 2018 This system would provide not only hundreds of additional acres of linear parks but also transportation corridors throughout the county to other parks, as many are located along these greenways. Ed Barnhart - Special To The Observer Editorial Board, charlotteobserver, "Embarrassing: Charlotte is at the bottom of another study," 4 June 2018 Fund construction of a Mobile greenway along the course of Three Mile Creek -- $10 million. Lawrence Specker, AL.com, "Comment period open on $192 million in coastal grants," 22 Apr. 2018 More than a 1,000 acres of greenway across the three towns. Peter Marteka, courant.com, "A Swath Of Land Helping To Preserve 1,000 Acres In Southeastern Connecticut," 1 Apr. 2018 Founded in 1990, Jefferson Beautification's handiwork can be seen throughout Jefferson Parish in its parks, neutral grounds and other greenways. Sue Strachan, NOLA.com, "Parkway Promenade raises funds to beautify Jefferson Parish," 22 Apr. 2018 Then Fishers and Noblesville announced plans in February 2017 to build a greenway on the Nickel Plate and tear out 9 miles of tracks. John Tuohy, Indianapolis Star, "Judge orders train museum out of Noblesville home by July 12," 29 June 2018 Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation has worked to create more greenways and parks, like having a park in each of uptown's four wards and adding the sportsplex in Matthews. Leah Asmelash, charlotteobserver, "Charlotte's parks are consistently ranked worst in the country. Here's why.," 7 June 2018

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First Known Use of greenway

1965, in the meaning defined above

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