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Chicago Area:

Greenway Planning Information for

Blue Island

Report Card

Miles of Greenways


Area (miles2)


Greenway Density (miles/miles2)






Median HH Income


External Links

Greater Chicago Housing and Community Development Website
Census Data
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Wikipedia entry for Blue Island
Blue Island

State Plans

Region Plans

County Plans

No plans are available on the Community level for Blue Island

No plans are available on the Open Space Area level for Blue Island

Bike/Ped Fatalities & Injuries
Crash data from 2005
Crash SeverityCount
Bicyclist "C" Injury (possible injury)5
Bicyclist "B" Injury (non-incapacitating injury)6
Pedestrian "A" Injury (incapacitating injury)7
Pedestrian fatality1
Greenways in Blue Island:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
Little Calumet River corridor0.0(1st)1.1 0%
Calumet-Sag Trail0.0(2nd)2.0 0%
Midlothian Creek corridor0.0(3rd)1.5 0%
ComEd ROW - Southwest Suburbs corridor0.0     0.3 0%
Existing Grade Separations
    All trails in Blue Island cross roadways at-grade.
Needed Grade Separations
    No highway/trail crossings in Blue Island have been identified as needing grade separations.
Rank Among Neighbors
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
Midlothian0.38 0.93
Chicago0.17 0.61
Robbins0.00 1.52
Riverdale0.00 1.35
Blue Island0.00 (5th) 1.15
Alsip0.00 0.33
Rank Among Peers
(Population between 15,000 and 30,000 and HH Income between $31,000 and $45,000)
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
Maywood0.59 1.02
Forest Park0.13 0.59
Melrose Park0.07 0.72
Riverdale0.00 1.35
Blue Island0.00 (5th) 1.15
Bridgeview0.00 0.55
Harvey0.00 0.15
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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