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Chicago Area:


Greenway Planning Information for

Aurora

Report Card

Miles of Greenways

21.0

Area (miles2)

48.5

Greenway Density (miles/miles2)

0.4

Grade:

C



Population

142,990

Median HH Income

$54,861

External Links

City of Aurora official website
City Site
Fox Valley Park District official website
Park District site
Greater Chicago Housing and Community Development Website
Census Data
RTAMS: Regional Transportation Asset System 

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RTAMS
Wikipedia entry for Aurora
Aurora

State Plans

Region Plans

County Plans

Community Plans

No plans are available on the Open Space Area level for Aurora

Bike/Ped Fatalities & Injuries
Crash data from 2005
Crash SeverityCount
Bicyclist Property Damage1
Bicyclist "C" Injury (possible injury)25
Bicyclist "B" Injury (non-incapacitating injury)55
Bicyclist "A" Injury (incapacitating injury)14
Pedestrian fatality1
Greenways in Aurora:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
out
Existing
———
Build-out
Virgil Gilman Trail5.5(1st)8.7 63.2%
IPP - Aurora Branch4.3(2nd)4.5 95.1%
Waubonsie Creek Trail3.3(3rd)3.3 100%
Fox River Trail3.0     3.9 76.1%
IPP - Batavia Spur3.0     3.5 84.8%
Mid-County Trail0.9     0.9 100%
BNSF corridor0.5     5.0 10.6%
Springbrook Prairie Trail0.5     2.7 17.3%
ComEd ROW - Kane Cty corridor0.0     2.4 0%
EJ&E corridor0.0     3.9 0%
Blackberry Creek corridor0.0     2.6 0%
Existing Grade Separations
Needed Grade Separations
Rank Among Neighbors
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Warrenville0.93 1.05
Oswego0.60 1.69
Montgomery0.51 0.98
Batavia0.46 0.63
Aurora0.43 (5th) 0.85
Sugar Grove0.35 1.21
Naperville0.30 0.63
North Aurora0.26 1.12
Yorkville0.10 2.36
Rank Among Peers
(Population between 76,000 and 150,000 and HH Income between $0 and $94,000)
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Aurora0.43 (1st) 0.85
Joliet0.35 0.94
Naperville0.30 0.63
Waukegan0.27 0.58
Arlington Heights0.17 0.62
Elgin0.14 0.81
Cicero0.00 0.37
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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