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Chicago Area:


Greenway Planning Information for

Westchester

Report Card

Miles of Greenways

1.6

Area (miles2)

4.7

Greenway Density (miles/miles2)

0.3

Grade:

D+



Population

16,824

Median HH Income

$58,928

External Links

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

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RTAMS
Wikipedia entry for Westchester
Westchester

State Plans

Region Plans

County Plans

No plans are available on the Community level for Westchester

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

Bike/Ped Fatalities & Injuries
Crash data from 2005
Crash SeverityCount
Pedestrian "B" Injury (non-incapacitating injury)3
Bicyclist "A" Injury (incapacitating injury)1
Greenways in Westchester:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
out
Existing
———
Build-out
Salt Creek Greenway1.6(1st)1.6 100%
Addison Creek corridor0.0(2nd)0.8 0%
Existing Grade Separations
    All trails in Westchester cross roadways at-grade.
Needed Grade Separations
    No highway/trail crossings in Westchester 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
Bellwood0.59 1.30
Hillside0.37 0.37
Oak Brook0.34 0.90
Westchester0.34 (4th) 0.51
Elmhurst0.32 0.49
Western Springs0.21 0.21
Broadview0.09 0.71
Hinsdale0.06 0.49
Rank Among Peers
(Population between 12,000 and 22,000 and HH Income between $54,000 and $63,000)
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Warrenville0.93 1.05
Matteson0.47 1.09
Wood Dale0.43 0.90
McHenry0.37 0.88
Prospect Heights0.36 0.68
Westchester0.34 (6th) 0.51
Romeoville0.10 0.72
Bensenville0.05 0.32
Chicago Area Trail Events
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If you are interested in greenway and trail development in the Chicagoland area, you are invited to attend Bikeable Roads and Trails Supporters which meets the second Tuesday of every month in Wheaton, Illinois.


   
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