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Chicago Area:


Greenway Planning Information for

Evanston

Report Card

Miles of Greenways

2.7

Area (miles2)

7.9

Greenway Density (miles/miles2)

0.4

Grade:

C-



Population

74,239

Median HH Income

$56,335

External Links

City of Evanston official website
City Site
Greater Chicago Housing and Community Development Website
Census Data
RTAMS: Regional Transportation Asset System 

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RTAMS
Wikipedia entry for Evanston
Evanston

State Plans

Region Plans

County Plans

Community Plans

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

Bike/Ped Fatalities & Injuries
Crash data from 2005
Crash SeverityCount
Bicyclist Property Damage2
Pedestrian "C" Injury (possible injury)30
Pedestrian "B" Injury (non-incapacitating injury)60
Bicyclist "A" Injury (incapacitating injury)12
Greenways in Evanston:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
out
Existing
———
Build-out
North Shore Channel Trail2.0(1st)2.8 69.9%
Green Bay Trail0.8(2nd)0.8 100%
Existing Grade Separations
    All trails in Evanston 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
Wilmette0.36 0.63
Evanston0.35 (2nd) 0.45
Skokie0.24 0.71
Chicago0.17 0.61
Rank Among Peers
(Population between 56,000 and 88,000 and HH Income between $38,000 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 (2nd) 0.45
Bolingbrook0.32 0.85
Schaumburg0.30 0.72
Waukegan0.27 0.58
Mount Prospect0.25 0.63
Des Plaines0.24 1.69
Skokie0.24 0.71
Arlington Heights0.17 0.62
Cicero0.00 0.37
Chicago Area Trail Events
Get Involved!

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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