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Chicago Area:


Greenway Planning Information for

Arlington Heights

Report Card

Miles of Greenways

3.2

Area (miles2)

18.3

Greenway Density (miles/miles2)

0.2

Grade:

FAIL



Population

76,031

Median HH Income

$67,807

External Links

Village of Arlington Heights official website
Village Site
Greater Chicago Housing and Community Development Website
Census Data
RTAMS: Regional Transportation Asset System 

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RTAMS
Wikipedia entry for Arlington Heights
Arlington Heights

State Plans

Region Plans

County Plans

Community Plans

No plans are available on the Open Space Area level for Arlington Heights

Bike/Ped Fatalities & Injuries
Crash data from 2005
Crash SeverityCount
Bicyclist "C" Injury (possible injury)14
Pedestrian "B" Injury (non-incapacitating injury)26
Pedestrian "A" Injury (incapacitating injury)4
Pedestrian fatality1
Greenways in Arlington Heights:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
out
Existing
———
Build-out
McDonald Creek corridor0.9(1st)0.9 100%
Buffalo Creek corridor0.7(2nd)0.8 96.4%
Palatine to Prospect Heights Trail0.7(3rd)3.1 22.8%
Salt Creek Greenway0.4     1.2 37.2%
Deer Grove to Buffalo Creek corridor0.3     1.0 30.4%
Northwestern corridor0.0     3.6 0%
Jane Addams corridor0.0     0.6 0%
Existing Grade Separations
    All trails in Arlington Heights cross roadways at-grade.
Needed Grade Separations
Rank Among Neighbors
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Wheeling0.58 1.46
Rolling Meadows0.50 1.08
Palatine0.49 0.96
Prospect Heights0.36 0.68
Schaumburg0.30 0.72
Mount Prospect0.25 0.63
Des Plaines0.24 1.69
Elk Grove Village0.17 0.70
Arlington Heights0.17 (9th) 0.62
Buffalo Grove0.11 0.79
Long Grove0.04 1.49
Rank Among Peers
(Population between 56,000 and 95,000 and HH Income between $52,000 and $68,000)
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Palatine0.49 0.96
Evanston0.35 0.45
Bolingbrook0.32 0.85
Schaumburg0.30 0.72
Mount Prospect0.25 0.63
Des Plaines0.24 1.69
Skokie0.24 0.71
Arlington Heights0.17 (8th) 0.62
Elgin0.14 0.81
Chicago Area Trail Events
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If you are interested in greenway and trail development in the Chicagoland area, you are invited to attend Bikeable Roads and Trails Supporters which meets the second Tuesday of every month in Wheaton, Illinois.


   
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