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Chicago Area:

Greenway Planning Information for

Oak Forest

Report Card

Miles of Greenways


Area (miles2)


Greenway Density (miles/miles2)






Median HH Income


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Oak Forest

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No plans are available on the Community level for Oak Forest

No plans are available on the Open Space Area level for Oak Forest

Bike/Ped Fatalities & Injuries
Crash data from 2005
Crash SeverityCount
Pedestrian "C" Injury (possible injury)6
Pedestrian "B" Injury (non-incapacitating injury)6
Pedestrian "A" Injury (incapacitating injury)3
Greenways in Oak Forest:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
Tinley Creek Trail2.8(1st)2.8 100%
Midlothian Creek corridor2.5(2nd)2.9 87%
Existing Grade Separations
Needed Grade Separations
    No highway/trail crossings in Oak Forest have been identified as needing grade separations.
Rank Among Neighbors
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
Palos Heights0.90 1.09
Oak Forest0.63 (2nd) 0.67
Midlothian0.38 0.93
Orland Park0.22 0.67
Crestwood0.19 1.31
Tinley Park0.04 0.54
Robbins0.00 1.52
Rank Among Peers
(Population between 22,000 and 32,000 and HH Income between $54,000 and $66,000)
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
Oak Forest0.63 (1st) 0.67
West Chicago0.51 1.34
Rolling Meadows0.50 1.08
Round Lake Beach0.48 0.95
Morton Grove0.44 1.57
Woodridge0.41 1.18
Carpentersville0.30 0.30
Glendale Heights0.09 0.32
Roselle0.04 0.04
South Holland0.00 0.67
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