South Bronx Greenway
|South Bronx Greenway|
|Length||10 miles (16 km)|
|Use||Multi-use, bicycle and pedestrian|
The South Bronx Greenway is a project to improve waterfront access, recreational facilities, and transportation systems, including pedestrian and bicycle paths, in the South Bronx. The project was announced by Michael Bloomberg in 2006.
One of the key components of the Greenway is the Randalls Island connector, which was completed in 2016. This provides a pedestrian, wheelchair, and bicycle path from Randalls Island to the Mott Haven section of The Bronx. In combination with the Wards Island Bridge, this creates a route between The Bronx and Manhattan, completely segregated from vehicular traffic and free from steps.
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- "Mayor Bloomberg Unveils South Bronx Greenway Plan". The official website of the City of New York. Retrieved 2018-02-01.
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- Hu, Winnie; Rojas, Rick (14 May 2016). "Starving for Greenery, the South Bronx Finally Gets a Link to Randalls Island". nytimes.com. Retrieved 2018-02-01.
- "Randall's Island Bike Path To Connect to South Bronx Greenway". Gothamist. Archived from the original on 2018-02-25. Retrieved 2018-02-01.
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