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Chicago Area:


Greenway Planning Information for

Northbrook

Report Card

Miles of Greenways

4.0

Area (miles2)

16.3

Greenway Density (miles/miles2)

0.3

Grade:

D



Population

33,435

Median HH Income

$95,665

External Links

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

State Plans

Region Plans

County Plans

Community Plans

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

Bike/Ped Fatalities & Injuries
Crash data from 2005
Crash SeverityCount
Bicyclist "C" Injury (possible injury)2
Bicyclist "B" Injury (non-incapacitating injury)8
Bicyclist "A" Injury (incapacitating injury)3
Greenways in Northbrook:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
out
Existing
———
Build-out
Des Plaines River Trail1.6(1st)1.6 100%
West Fork North Branch corridor1.5(2nd)3.8 39.4%
North Branch Trail0.9(3rd)0.9 100%
Middlefork Trail0.0     5.7 0%
Skokie Valley Trail0.0     2.4 0%
New Line corridor0.0     3.2 0%
Skokie River corridor0.0     0.6 0%
Existing Grade Separations
    All trails in Northbrook cross roadways at-grade.
Needed Grade Separations
    No highway/trail crossings in Northbrook 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
Glencoe1.00 1.17
Highland Park0.78 1.29
Wheeling0.58 1.46
Northfield0.56 1.09
Prospect Heights0.36 0.68
Glenview0.27 0.93
Riverwoods0.26 0.52
Northbrook0.25 (8th) 1.11
Mount Prospect0.25 0.63
Deerfield0.12 0.87
Buffalo Grove0.11 0.79
Rank Among Peers
(Population between 17,000 and 43,000 and HH Income between $80,000 and $108,000)
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Highland Park0.78 1.29
Darien0.45 0.62
Wilmette0.36 0.63
Glenview0.27 0.93
Northbrook0.25 (5th) 1.11
Park Ridge0.19 0.74
Deerfield0.12 0.87
Buffalo Grove0.11 0.79
Hinsdale0.06 0.49
Lake Zurich0.02 0.66
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