Cycle and pedestrian green route is the part of green networks in the city. It characterized by pathways that provide recreational, public health and well-being opportunities, as well as transportation linkages. It serves to connect cyclists and pedestrians to nature. In this sense, this new generation multi-objective greenways go beyond recreation and beautification to address such areas as habitat needs of wildlife, promoting urban flood damage reduction, enhancing water quality, providing a resource for outdoor education, and other green infrastructure objectives. Cycle and pedestrian green route combine natural planting or water systems together with paths for people on foot or by bike deliver a range of benefits:
Cycle and pedestrian routes are the parts of urban green areas in the form of green network. Therefore, they can be easily installed and if necessary replaced with sole cycling route or green way.
A high standard of design and construction will mean less maintenance in the future. Cycle and pedestrian routes get the recovery of the investment in about 10 years.