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Chicago Area:


Greenway Planning Information for

Thornton

Report Card

Miles of Greenways

0.6

Area (miles2)

2.3

Greenway Density (miles/miles2)

0.3

Grade:

D



Population

2,582

Median HH Income

$46,778

External Links

Greater Chicago Housing and Community Development Website
Census Data
RTAMS: Regional Transportation Asset System 

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RTAMS
Wikipedia entry for Thornton
Thornton

State Plans

Region Plans

County Plans

No plans are available on the Community level for Thornton

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

Bike/Ped Fatalities & Injuries
Crash data from 2005
Crash SeverityCount
Pedestrian "B" Injury (non-incapacitating injury)1
Greenways in Thornton:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
out
Existing
———
Build-out
Thorn Creek Trail0.6(1st)2.0 31.3%
Existing Grade Separations
    All trails in Thornton cross roadways at-grade.
Needed Grade Separations
    No highway/trail crossings in Thornton 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
Glenwood1.08 1.51
Lansing0.53 0.96
Thornton0.26 (3rd) 0.84
South Holland0.00 0.67
Harvey0.00 0.15
Rank Among Peers
(Population between 200 and 6,000 and HH Income between $44,000 and $50,000)
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Wilmington1.45 3.73
Thornton0.26 (2nd) 0.84
Volo0.17 0.46
Hebron0.15 0.62
Bedford Park0.00 0.67
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