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sidewalk

US and Canadian a hard-surfaced path for pedestrians alongside and a little higher than a road

Sidewalk

Walkway along the side of a road, or leading to a building, usually constructed of flagstone, brick, or concrete.

sidewalk

[′sīd‚wȯk]
(civil engineering)
A walkway for pedestrians on the side of a street or road.
A foot pavement.

sidewalk

A paved footwalk at the side of a street or roadway.

Sidewalk

(1) See Sidewalk Labs.

(2) A Microsoft service that was launched in 1997 to provide online arts and entertainment guides on the Web for major cities worldwide. In 1999, Microsoft sold Sidewalk to Ticketmaster, which continued to provide guides, ticketing and other information to the MSN network.
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The construction project lasted 2 months and was completed two weeks ahead of schedule, allowing the sidewalk to reopen this morning to pedestrians and cyclists.
Part two of the chapter presents nine innovative maps developed out of the empirical data, each of which dismantles the 'celestial' perspective of urban planners by capturing an aspect of the local view and allowing the social nature of sidewalks to emerge.
However, and perhaps because of the availability of only limited data on these "overlooked" public spaces, sidewalks do not feature as prominently in this discussion as one would have expected.
Overruling prior precedents, the Court of Appeals holds that New York City's sidewalk liability law does not only impose tort liability on the owner abutting the sidewalk where a trip and fall occurs, but the owner of the property next door may also be liable if that owners negligence contributed to the accident.
The old sidewalks in Cebu had an acceptable height.
Mariano explained that clearing sidewalks is the responsibility of tenants in duplexes at the listed addresses.
Aside from the sidewalk itself, sidewalk accessories--including manholes, basement access doors, building spotlights, utility valve box covers (such as gas and water), metal plant edging and grates, even sign posts--are all likely installed level and flush with the surrounding sidewalk surface as part of the original construction.
The City Council resolved last week in its monthly council meeting that the City implement a sidewalk rent tariff system to improve the tidiness of the Windhoek's sideswalks.
The new updates will provide a safer place for both cyclists and pedestrians, who will no longer have to share sidewalks after the updates are made.
Wagar and Barker (1983) found that tree roots can cause major damage to sidewalks and curbs each year and that repair costs represent a large expense in any city's budget.
Downtown pedestrians and merchants applaud the city's emphasis on making sidewalks safer.
The first phase started in May and cost $112,000 to repair the sidewalks on three streets, he said.