Great Greenways, Part 1
As you might have heard, Friends of Glen Providence Park is supporting the development of a greenway across the Third Street Bridge. A greenway is a pedestrian and bicycle path, usually closed to motor vehicles, that maintains or enhances a parklike setting with vegetation and open space.
What’s so great about a greenway? Check out this video that explores Minneapolis’ greenway and see how it makes commuting easier, increases property values, adds revenue to businesses and increases access to healthy outdoor pursuits. While the Glen Providence Greenway would be much smaller in scale, we might expect some similar benefits.