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Chicago Area:


Greenway Planning Information for

Darien

Report Card

Miles of Greenways

5.2

Area (miles2)

11.5

Greenway Density (miles/miles2)

0.5

Grade:

C+



Population

22,860

Median HH Income

$89,836

External Links

Greater Chicago Housing and Community Development Website
Census Data
RTAMS: Regional Transportation Asset System 

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RTAMS
Wikipedia entry for Darien
Darien

State Plans

Region Plans

County Plans

No plans are available on the Community level for Darien

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

Bike/Ped Fatalities & Injuries
Crash data from 2005
Crash SeverityCount
Bicyclist "C" Injury (possible injury)2
Bicyclist "B" Injury (non-incapacitating injury)7
Greenways in Darien:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
out
Existing
———
Build-out
Sawmill Creek corridor3.0(1st)4.9 60.5%
Waterfall Glen Trail2.2(2nd)2.2 100%
Existing Grade Separations
    All trails in Darien cross roadways at-grade.
Needed Grade Separations
    No highway/trail crossings in Darien have been identified as needing grade separations.
Rank Among Neighbors
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Lemont0.75 1.21
Darien0.45 (2nd) 0.62
Woodridge0.41 1.18
Bolingbrook0.32 0.85
Burr Ridge0.14 0.27
Downers Grove0.08 0.81
Westmont0.05 0.27
Willowbrook0.00 0.08
Rank Among Peers
(Population between 12,000 and 34,000 and HH Income between $79,000 and $101,000)
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Highland Park0.78 1.29
Darien0.45 (2nd) 0.62
Plainfield0.26 2.35
Northbrook0.25 1.11
Algonquin0.23 0.60
Western Springs0.21 0.21
Lockport0.12 1.22
Lake Zurich0.02 0.66
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