John McClendon: Good morning. I’m John McClendon. I live in Fisher Park, a historic
neighborhood on the north side of downtown Greensboro. This is my
wife Connie. We live about a block from the route of the planned
downtown greenway. The greenway is something we’re really looking
forward to. In fact, all of our neighbors are looking forward to this. It’s
going to be a great facility to connect our neighborhood with about a
dozen other neighborhoods in the downtown area.
A central feature of the greenway is going to be a paved path for bicyclists and
pedestrians. It’s really going to be a great place for people to meet and
connect and exercise, to get to know each other. To me the greenway
will really bring a new sense of community to downtown and to the
entire Greensboro community.
Connie McClendo: The whole possibility of being out on the greenway one day and running
into neighbors and just coming together as a community. I think that we
really pulled away from that but perhaps with how everything’s been
going with the economy lately people are pulling together a little closer.
This is going to be one of those things that’s going to bring us all