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Chicago Area:

Greenway Planning Information for

Mount Prospect

Report Card

Miles of Greenways


Area (miles2)


Greenway Density (miles/miles2)






Median HH Income


External Links

Village of Mount Prospect official website
Village Site
Greater Chicago Housing and Community Development Website
Census Data
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Wikipedia entry for Mount Prospect
Mount Prospect

State Plans

Region Plans

County Plans

Community Plans

No plans are available on the Open Space Area level for Mount Prospect

Bike/Ped Fatalities & Injuries
Crash data from 2005
Crash SeverityCount
Bicyclist "C" Injury (possible injury)7
Bicyclist "B" Injury (non-incapacitating injury)13
Pedestrian "A" Injury (incapacitating injury)9
Pedestrian fatality1
Greenways in Mount Prospect:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
ComEd ROW - Lombard to Des Plaines corridor1.8(1st)1.8 100%
Des Plaines River Trail0.9(2nd)0.9 100%
McDonald Creek corridor0.2(3rd)1.3 14.4%
North Central corridor0.0     1.1 0%
Northwestern corridor0.0     2.1 0%
Existing Grade Separations
    All trails in Mount Prospect cross roadways at-grade.
Needed Grade Separations
    No highway/trail crossings in Mount Prospect have been identified as needing grade separations.
Rank Among Neighbors
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
Wheeling0.58 1.46
Prospect Heights0.36 0.68
Glenview0.27 0.93
Northbrook0.25 1.11
Mount Prospect0.25 (5th) 0.63
Des Plaines0.24 1.69
Elk Grove Village0.17 0.70
Arlington Heights0.17 0.62
Rank Among Peers
(Population between 48,000 and 64,000 and HH Income between $53,000 and $66,000)
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
Hoffman Estates0.36 0.62
Mount Prospect0.25 (2nd) 0.63
Des Plaines0.24 1.69
Skokie0.24 0.71
Downers Grove0.08 0.81
Tinley Park0.04 0.54
Berwyn0.00 0.33
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