Greenways are defined as linear open space corridors that can be managed for conservation, recreation and/or transportation. The Forsyth County Legacy Development Guide recommended the completion of a comprehensive open space, parks and greenway plan for Forsyth County. This greenway plan, the first phase of this implementation, makes recommendations for expansion of the existing greenway system to the year 2015.
Greenways provide recreational opportunities for all. Greenways would connect neighborhoods to nearby parks, shopping, schools and other neighborhoods, forming part of the multimodal transportation network while providing opportunities for walking and bicycling to a variety of destinations.
2012 Greenway Plan Update
This Greenway Plan Update continues the efforts and expands on the recommendations laid out in the 2002 Plan. The Update provides a prioritized system of proposed greenways for construction over the next 10 to 15 years. Connectivity, constructability, and evidence of public support were used to prioritize proposed greenways for future construction.