Beijing’s Tongzhou district will build eight ecological recreation greenways with a total length of 112.1 kilometers and over 1.2 million square meters.
Among them, totally 80 kilometers of greenways will be completed by the end of 2018, according to the government of Tongzhou district.
The eight greenways, with a design feature of “Cycling at eastern suburb, Enjoying the nature”, are divided into four types, namely recreation ring around the city, forest recreation ring, Liangshui River ornamental forest corridor and wetland experience ring.
The eight greenways are as follows:
■The greenway of Luchengzhonglu Road in Lucheng township runs for 6,200 meters, from Pudong Road in the north to Wuxing Road in the south.
■The 50.8-kilometer-long greenway of Liangshui River starts from Yizhuang development zone(Tongzhou) in the west and ends at Jingtang Road in the east, which includes a newly built cycling greenway of 30.9 kilometers and a footpath of 200 meters.
■The 14.5-kilometer-long greenway of Fenggangjian River starts from the boundary of Tongzhou district in the west and ends at the intersection of Kuoxiao Road, Kuoxian and Ganggou River in the east, which includes a newly built cycling greenway of 11.9 kilometers and a footpath of 100 meters.
■The greenway of Zhangcai Road, runs for 8,100 meters, from Fenggangjian River in the north to Baifenggou in the south.
■The greenway of Bifu Road, from the west gate of Eastern Suburb Wetland Park in the north to the intersection of Tongshun Road in the south, runs for 10.9 kilometers including a newly built 3,900-meter-long cycling greenway.
■The greenway of Xiaozhong River, from the south gate of Eastern Suburb Wetland Park in the north to Luyuan North Street in the south, runs for 8,100 meters including a newly built 7,300-meter-long cycling greenway.
■The greenway at the west side of East Sixth Ring Road in Songzhuang township, is 8,400 meters, from Xiaozhong River in the west to the intersection of East Sixth Ring Road and Zhongba River in the south.
■The greenway of Zhongba River, is 5,100 meters, from Luyuan North Street in the west to the East Sixth Ring Road in the east.