Parkway

The term parkway has several distinct principal meanings and numerous synonyms around the world, for either a type of landscaped area or a type of road.

Type of landscaped area
  • The central area, often landscaped, which separates opposing lanes of traffic on divided streets, roads, and limited-access highways. Also known as a median in (North American English), central reservation in (British English), median strip in (North American, New Zealand, and Australian English), or central nature strip in Australia.
Types of a road
  • A divided limited-access road with grade separated interchanges. Also known as an expressway, freeway, and interstate highway in North American English; motorway, expressway and dual carriageway in Britain; Autobahn in (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), and Autostrada in (Italy, Poland, Romania, Lithuania, Albania, Belgium, Egypt, Lebanon and Israel).
  • A broad landscaped highway thoroughfare, or a roadway in a park or a landscaped thoroughfare connecting parks from which trucks and other heavy vehicles are excluded.

Other articles related to "parkway":

Georgia State Route 6
... It is known as Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway, Jimmy Campbell Parkway, Nathan Dean Parkway, and Wendy Bagwell Parkway in Paulding County C.H ... James Parkway in Cobb County Thornton Road in Douglas County and Camp Creek Parkway and honorarily as Tuskegee Airmen Parkway in Fulton County ...
Parkway - Road Term Use - Australia
... city of Canberra in Australia uses the suffix Parkway for only a few of its freeway grade roadways ... Only the Tuggeranong Parkway has been constructed to date, with the John Dedman Parkway project renamed the Gungahlin Drive Extension, and the Majura Parkway ...
Crestwood (Yonkers)
... The creation of the Bronx River Parkway (BRP) had a profound impact on the geography of the Crestwood/Tuckahoe area ... features without despoiling it" (from the 1909 Bronx Parkway Commission Report) ... The Parkway was completed in 1925 and had far-reaching sociological consequences ...
Niagara Parkway
... The Niagara Parkway, formerly known as Niagara Boulevard and historically as the Niagara Road, is a scenic road in the province of Ontario that travels on ... The Niagara Parkway begins at Fort Erie in the south ... Construction on the modern Niagara Parkway began in 1908 it was completed from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario in 1931 as a scenic road with gardens and manicured ...
Tiverton Parkway Railway Station
... Tiverton Parkway railway station is on the Bristol to Exeter Line in Devon, England ... The "Parkway" name signifies that the station is a distance from Tiverton town itself it is actually located in the civil parish of Burlescombe, near Sampford Peverell, 7 miles (11 km) to ...