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Chicago Area:


Greenway Planning Information for

Prospect Heights

Report Card

Miles of Greenways

1.7

Area (miles2)

4.7

Greenway Density (miles/miles2)

0.4

Grade:

C-



Population

17,081

Median HH Income

$55,641

External Links

Prospect Heights 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 Prospect Heights
Prospect Heights

State Plans

Region Plans

County Plans

Community Plans

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

Bike/Ped Fatalities & Injuries
Crash data from 2005
Crash SeverityCount
Bicyclist "C" Injury (possible injury)1
Bicyclist "B" Injury (non-incapacitating injury)5
Pedestrian "A" Injury (incapacitating injury)1
Greenways in Prospect Heights:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
out
Existing
———
Build-out
Des Plaines River Trail0.8(1st)0.8 100%
Palatine to Prospect Heights Trail0.7(2nd)1.2 63.2%
North Central corridor0.1(3rd)0.1 100%
McDonald Creek corridor0.0     1.1 0%
Existing Grade Separations
Needed Grade Separations
    No highway/trail crossings in Prospect Heights 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
Wheeling0.58 1.46
Prospect Heights0.36 (2nd) 0.68
Glenview0.27 0.93
Northbrook0.25 1.11
Mount Prospect0.25 0.63
Arlington Heights0.17 0.62
Rank Among Peers
(Population between 13,000 and 21,000 and HH Income between $52,000 and $59,000)
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Bellwood0.59 1.30
Wood Dale0.43 0.90
Prospect Heights0.36 (3rd) 0.68
Westchester0.34 0.51
Bensenville0.05 0.32
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