PROPOSALS for a new "greenway" between Huddersfield and Marsden are being unveiled at a public exhibition.
Walkers and cyclists will be able to use the route without being bothered by traffic.
Part of the link follows the Huddersfield Narrow Canal's towpath.
A display is being mounted in public buildings along the route.
Kirklees Council said its next move was to find out the level of support.
Plans are for the route to pass through Paddock, Milnsbridge, Linthwaite and Slaithwaite.
Clr David Payne, the council's Cabinet member for environment and transport, said: "A greenway route in the Colne Valley will provide a much-needed alternative to the busy Manchester Road.
"Where it is proposed to use sections of the towpath of the canal, we will see investment to improve the canal towpath for all users."
A final decision is due in the summer. Venues for the public exhibitions are:
* Marsden Information Point, Peel Street - Tomorrow to March 23: Tuesday, 2pm to 6pm; Wednesday to Saturday, 9.30am to 12.30pm and 1pm to 4pm.
* Slaithwaite Library, Britannia Road - Tomorrow to March 18: Monday and Wednesday, 10am to 12.30 and 2pm to 5pm, Thursday, 10am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 7.30pm, Friday, 2pm to 5pm, Saturday, 10am to 12.30pm.
* Kwik Save, Scar Lane, Milnsbridge - March 8 to March 15: Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5.30pm.
* Huddersfield Library - Tomorrow to March 20.