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In [[American English]], walkway is a composite or umbrella term for all engineered surfaces or structures which support the use of [[trails]].
''[[The New Oxford American Dictionary]]'' also defines a walkway as "a passage or path for walking along, esp. a raised passageway connecting different sections of a building or a wide path in a park or garden." The word is used to describe a footpath
in New Zealand, where "walkways vary enormously in nature, from short urban strolls, to moderate coastal locations, to challenging tramps ikes
in the high country ountains
. Similarly in St. John's, Newfoundland
, Canada the "Grand Concourse
", is an integrated walkway system that has over of walkways, which link every major park, river, pond, and green space in six municipalities.
, Ontario, Canada, the SkyWalk
is an approximately 500 metre enclosed and elevated walkway (skyway
) connecting Union Station
to the CN Tower
and the Rogers Centre (SkyDome)
. It is part of the PATH
network. The SkyWalk passes above the York Street 'subway
' and the Simcoe Street Tunnel
. It opened in 1989 and it was built to reduce the need for additional parking spaces near the Skydome stadium by providing a direct transportation link to the subway
and GO trains
. PATH is a network of pedestrian tunnels
beneath the office towers of Downtown Toronto
, and the largest underground shopping complex in the world.
In British English
, a walkway more specifically refers to a covered or raised passage in a building, typically connecting separate buildings.Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
* Canopy walkway, walkways built through forest canopies
* Floating dock
* Jubilee Walkway, London, England
* Moving sidewalk
* Processional walkway
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