public way

public way

Any parcel of land unobstructed from the ground to the sky, appropriated for the free passage of the general public; a minimum width usually is specified by code.
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And, now, he approached the great city, which lay outstretched before him like a dark shadow on the ground, reddening the sluggish air with a deep dull light, that told of labyrinths of public ways and shops, and swarms of busy people.
The age had not so much refinement, that any sense of impropriety restrained the wearers of petticoat and farthingale from stepping forth into the public ways, and wedging their not unsubstantial persons, if occasion were, into the throng nearest to the scaffold at an execution.
Goaded by their taunts, their loud, shrill cries, and cruel laughter,--insulted by the filth of the public ways, which they would fling upon him, --or, as it might well be, distracted by the mere strangeness of his situation, though nobody should afflict him with so much as a thoughtless word,--what wonder if Clifford were to break into some wild extravagance which was certain to be interpreted as lunacy?
The principle of special use, a narrow exception to the general rule, imposes an obligation on the abutting landowner, where he puts part of the public way to a special use for his own benefit and the part used is subject to his control, to maintain the part so used in a reasonably safe condition to avoid injury to others.
This point is obvious for analytic philosophy, but Kenaan also applies it to Continental philosophy, given its public way of defining intentionality.
85, [sections] 4, which permits a person owning land adjoining a public way to construct a sidewalk 'within' such way and along the line of such land.
State law prohibits the operation of Off-Highway Vehicles, or OHVs, "across a public way, unless it is marked and approved for recreation vehicles,'' and "operating on unapproved public ways or upon or across a controlled access highway.
As members of the UELAC, we each have celebrated the 150th Anniversary of Canada in private and public ways.
Tenders are invited for plowing and/or salting of snow and ice for village owned or operated parking lots, sidewalks, public ways and other village-owned property.
Sometimes that is in very public ways, such as the exemplary work of council officers to support and make successful all the major events of last year, including The 2014 Ryder Cup and Junior Ryder Cup.
Currently, ground-mounted solar energy facilities have to have a setback from front, side and rear property lines and public ways of at least 100 feet in special use and industrial districts, but if the large solar energy facility abuts a property in residential use (including houses across a street), the site plan must provide a "natural vegetative buffer'' of 200 feet.
But now that consumers have a say in very public ways, it makes sense that customer service play a key role in reputation.