Definition of cycle track in English:

cycle track

(also cycle path, cycleway)


  • A path or road for bicycles and not motor vehicles.

    • ‘Two hundred hectares of existing neglected woodlands were restored, 32 kilometres of new paths, bridleways and cycleways were created and 2,700 specimen trees were planted around the town.’
    • ‘The cycleway, footpath and bridleway will eventually run between Cullingworth and Queensbury and is being constructed in three sections at a cost of about £1 million.’
    • ‘In our own straw poll, we counted the number of cyclists using the cycle path under the rail bridge leading to Station Road for five hours from 8.30 am to 2.30 pm yesterday.’
    • ‘Although the design of the bridge is in its early stages, it will have four lanes including two public transport lanes, a cycle path and two pedestrian walkways.’
    • ‘Cycling here must be great as it is so flat, if a little boring, as the roads and cycleways are so straight.’
    • ‘The party's manifesto for Swindon calls for more paths and cycleways, a tram system, lower bus fares and more wind farms.’
    • ‘Cash has been spent on landscaping and protecting wildlife, while cycleways and paths have also been provided.’
    • ‘The defunct railway line is to be turned into a cycleway, footpath and bridleway and is set to open on May 23.’
    • ‘West Swindon has been targeted, officers believe, because of the network of footpaths and cycleways which make properties easy to access.’
    • ‘These journeys could be done by cycle, if there were the cycle lanes and cycleways to encourage that.’
    • ‘Soon our path became a cycle track and then we realised we were heading for New Marston.’
    • ‘Devizes Town Council has said installing a cycle path in Brickley Lane would be dangerous.’
    • ‘Last October she had her back broken when she was struck by a driver in a hit-and-run incident as she was riding on a cycle path to the velodrome in Manchester.’
    • ‘A new report says that 75 per cent of councils report a deterioration in roads, footpaths and cycleways in the past year.’
    • ‘After about 400 metres a cycle track leaves the road to the left.’
    • ‘Cyclists are asked to use the cycle track and to check the condition of the bicycle before entering the road.’
    • ‘Almost nothing else will send these forests into extinction more effectively than building over-wide tracks, walking paths and cycleways through them.’
    • ‘The plan is to turn the footpath on the southern side of Brickley Lane into a shared cycle path and footpath.’
    • ‘The Great Northern Trail, a cycleway, footpath and bridleway, will run between Cullingworth and Queensbury and is being constructed in three sections.’
    • ‘How many cyclists, I wonder, use the new cycle path along Oxford Road or across The Lawns?’
    footpath, pathway, footway, pavement, track, jogging track, trail, trackway, bridleway, bridle path, ride, riding, towpath, walk, walkway, promenade, esplanade, avenue, lane, alley, alleyway, passage, passageway, byway, sidetrack, berm, causeway, right of way
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