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Greenways

June 13, 2021, 5am PDT
The pandemic bike book would seem like the perfect time for the federal government to invest in an interstate system for cyclists and walkers.
Bloomberg City Lab
May 30, 2021, 11am PDT
Bayou Greenways Park is part of a decade-long project building 172 miles of connected greenways around the city of Houston.
Houston Chronicle
April 12, 2021, 5am PDT
Cycling advocates and environmental groups want to accelerate the expansion of bike infrastructure and fill crucial gaps in the city's bikeway network.
The City
October 12, 2020, 11am PDT
A nationwide network of bike and pedestrian trails could give drivers new options for planning their next cross-country adventure.
Fast Company
October 21, 2019, 5am PDT
New research finds that different types of parks correlate with different gentrification effects, adding to the complexity of urban change.
CityLab
January 7, 2017, 1pm PST
The city of Seattle is moving through the planning and design stages on two important bike infrastructure projects located at the south end of Downtown.
The Urbanist
February 26, 2015, 12pm PST
Durham City Council members may be ready to take on new debt to fund a list of big-ticket parks and transportation projects which would help keep pace with growth and enhance the community.
The Durham News
November 23, 2014, 1pm PST
Portland will launch an effort to evaluate and improve its influential neighborhood greenway system of bike friendly residential corridors.
Bike Portland
November 23, 2014, 11am PST
A new trail segment along the Los Angeles River breaks ground in a park-poor neighborhood as part of the countywide Los Angeles River revitalization.
The Planning Report
January 10, 2013, 8am PST
After 5 decades of abandonment, and recent inspiration from the much-lauded High Line, a rusty railway stretching three-and-a-half miles through central Queens may become NYC’s next elevated greenway.
New York Times