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Chicago Area:


Greenway Planning Information for

Palatine

Report Card

Miles of Greenways

7.6

Area (miles2)

15.5

Greenway Density (miles/miles2)

0.5

Grade:

C+



Population

65,479

Median HH Income

$63,321

External Links

Village of Palatine official website
Village Site
Palatine Park District official website
Park District site
Greater Chicago Housing and Community Development Website
Census Data
RTAMS: Regional Transportation Asset System 

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RTAMS
Wikipedia entry for Palatine
Palatine

State Plans

Region Plans

County Plans

Community Plans

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

Bike/Ped Fatalities & Injuries
Crash data from 2005
Crash SeverityCount
Bicyclist "C" Injury (possible injury)6
Bicyclist "B" Injury (non-incapacitating injury)13
Pedestrian "A" Injury (incapacitating injury)4
Pedestrian fatality2
Greenways in Palatine:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
out
Existing
———
Build-out
Palatine to Prospect Heights Trail3.3(1st)3.6 91.2%
Salt Creek Greenway2.1(2nd)5.8 36.9%
Deer Grove to Buffalo Creek corridor1.6(3rd)2.2 71.7%
Polk Branch corridor0.6     0.6 100%
Northwestern corridor0.0     2.7 0%
Existing Grade Separations
Needed Grade Separations
Rank Among Neighbors
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Rolling Meadows0.50 1.08
Palatine0.49 (2nd) 0.96
Deer Park0.39 0.60
Hoffman Estates0.36 0.62
Schaumburg0.30 0.72
Barrington0.18 1.39
Arlington Heights0.17 0.62
Inverness0.07 0.70
Long Grove0.04 1.49
Rank Among Peers
(Population between 54,000 and 76,000 and HH Income between $53,000 and $68,000)
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Palatine0.49 (1st) 0.96
Evanston0.35 0.45
Bolingbrook0.32 0.85
Schaumburg0.30 0.72
Mount Prospect0.25 0.63
Des Plaines0.24 1.69
Skokie0.24 0.71
Berwyn0.00 0.33
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