Vote for Detroit Greenways!

For those unfamiliar with Google Maps, they have a Street View option which lets users explore a city at street level. Not all roads have Street View, but much of the city of Detroit does.

Now they are adding non-roads to Street View using a pedal-powered trike with the Google imaging system.

They’re also taking suggestions on where they should take the trike. We hope you consider voting for Detroit Greenways. Voting is simple and painless.

Imagine Street View for the Dequindre Cut.

Also, the Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance is looking into submitting Detroit greenway GPS coordinates to Google. This means the greenways would be shown on Google Maps just as it shows roads.

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4 Responses to “Vote for Detroit Greenways!”

  1. Todd Scott Says:

    Detroit trails didn’t make the cut, but the MSU campus and Detroit Zoo are on the final candidates list. You can vote for them at

  2. Detroit RiverWalk goes 3D in Google Earth | Says:

    […] However, the Dequindre Cut is not yet in 3D. Getting that to happen may require the Google trike, which as far as we know isn’t scheduled to make a Detroit visit. […]

  3. Todd Scott Says:

    The Detroit Zoo was the top vote-getter among U.S. zoos. The Google Trike is coming to town.

  4. National Bike Summit: a Detroit perspective | Says:

    […] don’t believe they have considered that I will be following up on. I also said that since the Google Trike is coming to the Detroit Zoo, it might as well create Streetview images for the Dequindre Cut and RiverWalk. That might be […]

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